Risk for Death among Children with Pneumonia, Afghanistan
, Bhim G. Dhoubhadel1
, Ferogh A. Rauf, Sahab A. Shafiq, Motoi Suzuki, Kiwao Watanabe, Lay M. Yoshida, Michio Yasunami, Salihi Zabihullah, Christopher M. Parry, Rabi Mirwais, and Koya Ariyoshi
Author affiliations: Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan (R. Zabihullah, B.G. Dhoubhadel, M. Suzuki, K. Watanabe, L.M. Yoshida, M. Yasunami, C.M. Parry, K. Ariyoshi); Abu Ali Sina Balkhi Regional Hospital, Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan (F.A. Rauf, S.A. Shafiq, S. Zabihullah); London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK (C.M. Parry); Public Health Department, Balkh Province, Afghanistan (R. Mirwais)
Figure 2. Number of nasopharyngeal samples and pneumococcal serotype/serogroup distribution (including minor serotypes in multiple serotypes) among 110 discharged (black bars) and 11 deceased (white bars) children with pneumonia admitted to Abu Ali Sina Balkhi Regional Hospital, Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, December 2012–March 2013.
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