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1 Zachary Rushton

2  Inflammatory condition of the lung affecting the alveoli especially  Most common infectious agent leading to hospitalization in the world

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16  Penicillin resistance has led to increase in mortality rate ◦ Penicillin- nonsusceptible  19.4% ◦ Susceptible  15.7% ◦ Production of altered penicillin binding proteins

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18  There currently exists a 23 valent capsular polysaccharide vaccine  Based on knowledge that antibodies formed against the capsule are very effective in preventing lethal S. pneumoniae infection

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21 Arancillo. (2010, February). Pneumonia [Video file] Retrieved from Hanage W, Fraser C, Tang J, Connor T, Corander J Hyper-Recombination, Diversity, and Antibiotic Resistance in Pneumococcus. Science: 324: Huang SS, Platt R, Rifas-Shiman SL, Pelton SI, Goldmann D, Finkelstein JA Post-PCV7 Changes in Colonizing Pneumococcal Serotypes in 16 Massachusetts Communities, 2001 and Pediatrics: 117: Magner L N A history of infectious diseases and the microbial world. Westport, Conn.: Praeger. xxiv, 225 p. Pneumonia Progress Report [Internet] Baltimore, MD: IVAC. [cited 2012 Mar 29] Available from: 2011_PNEUMONIA_PROGRESS_REPORT.pdf.http://worldpneumoniaday.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/IVAC- 2011_PNEUMONIA_PROGRESS_REPORT.pdf "Streptococcus Pneumoniae." Thai Labonline.. 2 April Tomasz A. c2000. Streptococcus pneumoniae : Molecular biology & mechanisms of disease. Larchmont, NY: Mary Ann Liebert Inc. xxi, 501 p. Washer P Emerging infectious diseases and society. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire [England] ;: Palgrave Macmillan. xiv, 191 p.


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