Volume 9, Number 4—April 2003
Bacterial Resistance to Penicillin G by Decreased Affinity of Penicillin-Binding Proteins: A Mathematical Model
|Weighted frequency of treatment
|(Carriage duration) –1
|(Treatment duration) –1
|Contact rate (absence of treatment)||β||0.392559|
aKey factors that increase (Partial Rank Correlation Coefficient (PRCC>0) or decrease (PRCC<0) the prevalence of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae after 10, starting from an all-susceptible population.