Recurrent Invasive Pneumococcal Disease: A Population-Based Assessment

King, Mark D.; Whitney, Cynthia G.; Parekh, Falgunee; Farley, Monica M.
October 2003
Clinical Infectious Diseases;10/15/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p1029
Academic Journal
Examines the characteristics of persons experiencing recurrent invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) through population-based surveillance in the U.S. Quantification of the risk for recurrent episodes of IPD; Isolation of Streptococcus pneumoniae from any normally sterile site; Improvement of the outcome of illness during hospitalization.


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