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
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