Pneumococcal carriage in children with COVID-19.

Aykac K., Ozsurekci Y., Cura Yayla B. C., Evren K., Lacinel Gurlevik S., Oygar P. D., ...More

Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics, vol.17, no.6, pp.1628-1634, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/21645515.2020.1849516
  • Journal Name: Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, BIOSIS, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1628-1634
  • Keywords: COVID-19, children, S. pneumoniae
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background: SARS-CoV-2 is the new virus, and Streptococcus pneumoniae is one of the most important pathogens affecting humans. However, we do not yet know whether these microorganisms interact. Thus, we aimed to evaluate the relationship between Streptococcus pneumoniae and SARS-CoV-2 in pediatric patients.