antibiotic-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae

antibiotic-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae

Any of a number of strains of S pneumoniae which are resistant to one or more antibiotics. See S pneumoniae.
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* BACKGROUND Antibiotic use is an important factor in the recent dramatic increase in antibiotic-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae. Although most outpatient antibiotic prescriptions are for upper respiratory tract infections (URIs), systematic reviews have shown that these drugs have either a very modest benefit or no benefit in the treatment of common URIs.
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