Title

Streptococcus pneumoniae

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-2021

Identifier

DOI: 10.1542/pir.2020-0062

Abstract

After completing this article, readers should be able to:

  1. Understand the changes in epidemiology of pneumococcal infections after the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines.

  2. Describe the clinical manifestations caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and their empirical antibiotic therapy recommendations.

  3. Identify children with underlying medical conditions at high risk for invasive pneumococcal disease and provide adequate pneumococcal vaccination.

Journal Title

Pediatrics in review / American Academy of Pediatrics

Volume

42

Issue

7

First Page

349

Last Page

359

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