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Table 4 The proportion of children with bacterial pathogens isolated from their nasopharynx.

From: The clinical course of acute otitis media in high-risk Australian Aboriginal children: a longitudinal study

  Spn (%) PRSpn (%) Hi (%) Mc (%)
Day 0 22/27 (81%) 16/27 (59%) 19/27 (70%) 26/27 (96%)
Week 1 20/24 (83%) 16/24 (67%) 17/24 (71%) 24/24 (100%)
Week 2 18/21 (86%) 13/21 (62%) 17/21 (81%) 20/21 (95%)
  1. Spn = Streptococcus pneumoniae; PRSpn = Penicillin Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae; Hi = Haemophilus influenzae; Mc = Moraxella catarrhalis.