Fortnightly Review: The pneumococcal problem

S. K. Obaro, Michele Anne Monteil, D. C. Henderson

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Abstract

Mortality from bacteraemic pneumonia has remained unchanged at 25% over the last 40 years Globally, Streptococcus pneumoniae causes over 1 million deaths in children under the age of 5 years Antibiotic resistant strains of S pneumoniae are increasing world wide. In Spain over 50% of isolates are resistant to one or more antibiotics Patients at increased risk of severe pneumococcal infection should be.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1521-1525
Number of pages5
JournalBMJ
Volume312
Issue number7045
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 15 1996

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Pneumonia
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Pneumococcal Infections
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Spain
Mortality

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Obaro, S. K., Monteil, M. A., & Henderson, D. C. (1996). Fortnightly Review: The pneumococcal problem. BMJ, 312(7045), 1521-1525. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7045.1521

Fortnightly Review : The pneumococcal problem. / Obaro, S. K.; Monteil, Michele Anne; Henderson, D. C.

In: BMJ, Vol. 312, No. 7045, 15.06.1996, p. 1521-1525.

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Obaro, SK, Monteil, MA & Henderson, DC 1996, 'Fortnightly Review: The pneumococcal problem', BMJ, vol. 312, no. 7045, pp. 1521-1525. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7045.1521
Obaro SK, Monteil MA, Henderson DC. Fortnightly Review: The pneumococcal problem. BMJ. 1996 Jun 15;312(7045):1521-1525. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7045.1521
Obaro, S. K. ; Monteil, Michele Anne ; Henderson, D. C. / Fortnightly Review : The pneumococcal problem. In: BMJ. 1996 ; Vol. 312, No. 7045. pp. 1521-1525.
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