Impact of PCV7 vaccination on nasopharyngeal carriage and antimicrobial resistance among children in Turkey


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Gursoy B. K. , Beyazova U., Oguz M. M. , Demirel F., ÖZKAN S., Sultan N., ...More

JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, vol.13, no.3, pp.227-232, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.3855/jidc.10833
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.227-232
  • Keywords: 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, serotype replacement, nasopharyngeal carriers, penicillin susceptibility, PNEUMOCOCCAL CONJUGATE VACCINE, STREPTOCOCCUS-PNEUMONIAE, SEROTYPE DISTRIBUTION, ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANCE, INVASIVE DISEASE, DAY-CARE, REPLACEMENT
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: We aimed to evaluate the effects of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae and antibiotic resistance in children in a well-child clinic in a tertiary children's hospital in Turkey.