What are the sexual predilections of pediatric pneumococcal infections?

Updated: Jan 14, 2019
  • Author: Meera Varman, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Pneumococcal disease is slightly more frequent in males than in females, with a male-to-female ratio of 3:2 for pneumococcal bacteremia.


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