Transmission of Streptococcus pneumoniae in an urban slum community.
Centro de Pesquisas Gonçalo Moniz, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz/MS, Rua Waldemar Falcão 121, Ministério da Saúde, Salvador, Bahia 40296-710, Candeal, Brazil. [email protected]
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The Journal of infection
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The study's findings indicate that there is significant intra- and inter-household spread of S. pneumoniae in the slum community setting. However, a limited number of clones encountered during carriage among slum residents were found to cause invasive disease.
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