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Acute Otitis Media (AOM)

  • Acute otitis media is a common childhood disease with different etiologies.1
  • Bacteria are believed to be responsible for at least 60-70% of clinical episodes of AOM. Streptococcus pneumoniae and Non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae are the most common causes of AOM worldwide.1
  • The most common cause of AOM in North America is Streptococcus pneumoniae, accounting for 42% of all cases.1


  1. Synflorix Product Monograph. GlaxoSmithKline Inc. August 31, 2018.