Streptococcus pneumoniae

Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcal) disease can range from ear and sinus infections to pneumonia, meningitis, and bloodstream infections. Children younger than 2 years old, older people, and those with immunocompromising conditions are most at risk. Vaccines are available to prevent pneumococcal disease in children and adults.

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MICs for β-lactam Antibiotics Predicted by Penicillin Binding Protein Gene Types
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Resources and Protocols
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Global Pneumococcal Strain Bank and GPS Project
Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Source: CDC

Page last reviewed: July 23, 2021