BMC Infectious Diseases

BMC Infectious Diseases
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Research article
Outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in Saudi Arabia: a retrospective study
The Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) is proposed to be a zoonotic disease. Dromedary camels have been implicated due to reports that some confirmed cases were exposed to camels. Risk factors for MERS co…
Fadilah Sfouq Aleanizy, Nahla Mohmed, Fulwah Y. Alqahtani and Rania Ali El Hadi Mohamed
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:23
Published on: 5 January 2017

Research article

Pneumococcal carriage and antibiotic susceptibility patterns from two cross-sectional colonization surveys among children aged <5 years prior to the introduction of 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine — Kenya, 2009–2010
Pneumococci are spread by persons with nasopharyngeal colonization, a necessary precursor to invasive disease. Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines can prevent colonization with vaccine serotype strains. In 2011, K…
Miwako Kobayashi, Laura M. Conklin, Godfrey Bigogo, Geofrey Jagero, Lee Hampton, Katherine E. Fleming-Dutra, Muthoni Junghae, Maria da Gloria Carvalho, Fabiana Pimenta, Bernard Beall, Thomas Taylor, Kayla F. Laserson, John Vulule, Chris Van Beneden, Lindsay Kim, Daniel R. Feikin…
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:25
Published on: 5 January 2017