In Uganda, the main causes of death in children under 5 years of age are malaria and pneumonia-often due to delayed diagnosis and treatment. In preparation for a community case management intervention for pneumonia and malaria, the bacterial composition of the nasopharyngeal flora and its in vitro resistance were determined in children aged five or under to establish baseline resistance to commonly used antibiotics.
Published in Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences
Country: UgandaKeywords: Treatment | Diagnosis | Drug resistance | Child and maternal health
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