The contribution of smoking and exposure to tobacco smoke to Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae carriage in children and their mothers.

  • Greenberg D
  • Givon-Lavi N
  • Broides A
 et al. 
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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Exposure to tobacco smoke is associated with higher risk of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae infection. The aim of this study was to determine the influence of smoking and exposure to tobacco smoke on S. pneumoniae and H. influenzae carriage rates in children and their mothers. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We performed a cross-sectional surveillance study of nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal carriage of S. pneumoniae and H. influenzae in 208 children aged

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Authors

  • David Greenberg

  • Noga Givon-Lavi

  • Arnon Broides

  • Irena Blancovich

  • Nechama Peled

  • R O N DAGAN

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