Incidence of Hospitalized Pneumococcal Pneumonia among Adults in Guatemala, 2008-2012.

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Summary of "Incidence of Hospitalized Pneumococcal Pneumonia among Adults in Guatemala, 2008-2012."

Streptococcus pneumoniae is a leading cause of pneumonia worldwide. However, the burden of pneumococcal pneumonia among adults in low- and middle-income countries is not well described.


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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0140939


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