Indian Journal of Medical Sciences
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Vol. 62, No. 12, 2008, pp. 492-495
Bioline Code: ms08089
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Indian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 62, No. 12, 2008, pp. 492-495
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Increasing Invasive Disease Due to Penicillin Resistant S. pneumoniae in India|
Balaji, Veeraraghavan; Thomas, Kurien; Joshi, Hari Har & Beall, Bernard
S. pneumoniae continues to be a major cause of invasive disease worldwide with considerable mortality and morbidity. Here we report the emergence of penicillin intermediate resistance to S. pneumoniae in India, which may predispose for an increased incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease in both children and adults with multi-drug resistance profile resulting in clinical failure.
India, penicillin resistance, S. pneumoniae
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