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This article, published in Medical Clinics of North America, summarizes the risk factors, pathogenesis, treatment, and prevention of the spectrum of disease caused by pneumococcus with particular emphasis on antibiotic resistance as well as immunization. ABSTRACT ONLY: (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author: Ash SY, Sheffield JV

Published: 2013

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Citation: Ash SY, Sheffield JV. Pneumococcus. Medical Clinics of North America. 2013:97(4):647-666.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Pneumococcus

Topics: Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: North America and Europe