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Study to Characterize and Identify Bacteria Causing Acute Otitis Media in Young Egyptian Children

2014-07-23 21:08:29 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this epidemiological study is to identify and characterize the bacteria causing Acute Otitis Media episodes in children aged >= 3 months to < 5 years in Egypt.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Acute Otitis Media

Intervention

Middle ear fluid and urine.

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

GlaxoSmithKline

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:08:29-0400

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