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|Evidence for soft selective sweeps in the evolution of pneumococcal multidrug resistance and vaccine escape|
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|Large screening of CA-MRSA among Staphylococcus aureus colonizing healthy young children living in two areas (urban and rural) of Portugal|
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|Trends in drug resistance, serotypes, and molecular types of Streptococcus pneumoniae colonizing preschool-age children attending day care centers in Lisbon, Portugal: a …|
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|Multiple-locus variable number tandem repeat analysis for Streptococcus pneumoniae: comparison with PFGE and MLST|
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|Identification, prevalence and population structure of non-typable Streptococcus pneumoniae in carriage samples isolated from preschoolers attending day-care centres|
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|Low prevalence of pneumococcal carriage and high serotype and genotype diversity among adults over 60 years of age living in Portugal|
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