Diagnosis of bacterial superinfections of patients with influenza A H1N1 by culture-independent DNA sequence typing

M. Schiller, E. Stierkorb, A. Halfmann, H.-J. Schäfers, B. Gärtner, L. Gortner, M. Herrmann & L. Von Müller
During the current influenza A H1N1 pandemia the clinical course in infancy and childhood is generally mild and the frequency of hospitalization is low. However, pulmonary infections can be aggravated by bacterial superinfections in the absence of early and appropriate antibiotic treatment. Super-infections[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]