Outbreaks of Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage in day care cohorts in Finland - implications for elimination of transmission

Fabian Hoti, Panu Erästö, Tuija Leino, Kari Auranen

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Abstract

Day care centre (DCC) attendees play a central role in maintaining the circulation of Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) in the population. Exposure within families and within DCCs are the main risk factors for colonisation with pneumococcal serotypes in DCC attendees.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-13
JournalBMC INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Volume9
Issue number102
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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