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Free Content Nasopharyngeal carriage of S. pneumoniae among young children in rural Nepal

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Objectives  To provide epidemiologic data on Streptococcus pneumoniae (Spn) carriage in Nepal.

Keywords: Nepal; Népal; S. pneumoniae; children; enfants; epidemiology; epidemiología; nasopharyngeal carriage; niños; portadores nasofaríngeos; portage rhino‐pharyngé; épidémiologie

Language: English

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: 1:  Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA 2:  Public Health Research Laboratory and Department of Clinical Microbiology, Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine, Kathmandu, Nepal 3:  Nepal Nutrition Intervention Project – Sarlahi, Kathmandu, Nepal

Publication date: 2009-09-01

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