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From: Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae strains in children with acute otitis media– high risk of persistent colonization after treatment

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Flow chart for pneumococcal isolation/colonization analysis. (Middle ear fluid (MEF) specimens, nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal (NP/OP) swabs were collected during AOM visits. Two post-treatment visits were carried out: after the antibiotic therapy (post-treatment visit I) and two weeks after the antibiotic therapy (post-treatment visit II). NP and OP swabs were collected during these visits. Of all patients 53 patients participated in post-treatment visit I and 28 patients in both visits. A total of 348 microbiological cultures were analyzed)

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