European Journal of Clinical Microbiology

, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp 480–482 | Cite as

Serotype distribution ofStreptococcus pneumoniae in hospitalized patients in Israel

  • S. Bergner-Rabinowitz
  • E. Simchen
  • J. Michel


Internal Medicine Serotype Distribution 


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    Austrian, R.: The quellung reaction, a neglected microbiologic technique. Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine 1976, 43: 699–709.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Henrichsen, J.: The pneumococcal typing system and pneumococcal surveillance. Journal of Infection 1979, 1, Supplement 2: 31–32.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Broome, C. V., andFacklam, R. R.: Epidemiology of clinically significant isolates ofStreptococcus pneumoniae in the United States. Reviews of Infectious Diseases 1981, 3: 277–280.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Schwartz, J. S.: Pneumococcal vaccine: clinical efficacy and effectiveness. Annals of Internal Medicine 1982, 96: 208–220.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Ward, J.: Antibiotic resistantStreptococcus pneumoniae: clinical and epidemiological aspects. Reviews of Infectious Diseases 1981, 3: 254–265.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Recommendations of the Public Health Service Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices with Pneumococcal vaccine. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 1978, 27: 25–32.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Austrian, R.: Observation on the pneumococcus and on the current status of pneumococcal disease and its prevention. Reviews of Infectious Diseases 1981, 3, Supplement S1-S17.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Vieweg Publishing 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Bergner-Rabinowitz
    • 1
  • E. Simchen
    • 2
  • J. Michel
    • 3
  1. 1.National Streptococcus Reference LaboratoryGovernment Central Laboratories, Ministry of HealthJerusalemIsrael
  2. 2.Department of Social MedicineHadassah Hebrew University HospitalJerusalemIsrael
  3. 3.Department of Clinical MicrobiologyHadassah Hebrew University HospitalJerusalemIsrael

Personalised recommendations