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Table 3 Frequencies of diagnoses per Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype and use of antimicrobials per diagnosis

From: The influence of Streptococcus pneumoniae nasopharyngeal colonization on the clinical outcome of the respiratory tract infections in preschool children

  Diagnosis, n (%) Total, n (%)
Unspecified Other AOM URTI Sinusitis Pneumonia Bronchitis
Serotype None 27 (5.1) 7 (1.3) 41 (7.7) 384 (72.0) 13 (2.4) 10 (1.9) 51 (9.6) 533 (59.2)
Othera 1 (4.0) 0 (0.0) 3 (12.0) 13 (52.0) 4 (16.0) 1 (4.0) 3 (12.0) 25 (2.7)
11 0 (0.0) 2 (11.8) 0 (0.0) 9 (52.9) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 6 (35.3) 17 (1.9)
14 2 (5.7) 0 (0.0) 3 (8.6) 15 (42.9) 2 (5.7) 5 (14.3) 8 (22.9) 35 (3.8)
15b 2 (5.4) 0 (0.0) 3 (8.1) 25 (67.6) 1 (2.7) 2 (5.4) 4 (10.8) 37 (4.1)
18C 2 (18.2) 0 (0.0) 2 (18.2) 5 (45.5) 1 (9.1) 0 (0.0) 1 (9.1) 11 (1.2)
19A 1 (12.5) 1 (12.5) 0 (0.0) 4 (50.0) 1 (12.5) 0 (0.0) 1 (12.5) 8 (0.9)
19F 4 (7.8) 0 (0.0) 9 (17.6) 25 (49.0) 3 (5.9) 1 (2.0) 9 (17.6) 51 (5.6)
23c 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 5 (50.0) 3 (30.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (20.0) 10 (1.1)
23F 1 (2.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (2.0) 35 (68.6) 5 (9.8) 2 (3.9) 7 (13.7) 51 (5.7)
3 1 (9.1) 0 (0.0) 3 (27.3) 4 (36.4) 1 (9.1) 0 (0.0) 2 (18.2) 11 (1.2)
6A 2 (5.9) 0 (0.0) 6 (17.6) 19 (55.9) 1 (2.9) 1 (2.9) 5 (14.7) 34 (3.8)
6B 3 (5.2) 2 (3.4) 4 (6.9) 33 (56.9) 1 (1.7) 2 (3.4) 13 (22.4) 58 (6.4)
Non-typable 1 (5.2) 0 (0.0) 1 (5.3) 16 (84.2) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (5.2) 19 (2.1)
Total, n (%) 47 (5.2) 12 (1.3) 76 (8.4) 592 (65.8) 36 (4.0) 24 (2.7) 113 (12.6) 900 (100.0)
Antimicrobial use, n (%) 14 (29.7) 3 (25.0) 55 (72.4) 173 (29.2) 32 (88.8) 23 (95.8) 61 (12.6) 361 (40.1)
  1. AOM acute otitis media, URTI upper respiratory tract infection
  2. aCombined cases of SPn serotypes 4, 7, 7F, 6C, 9, 9V, 10, 12, 17, 19, 22
  3. bSerogroup 15
  4. cNon-23F serotypes