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  1. Streptococcus pneumoniae. Streptococcus pneumoniae is found in 40% of patients with acute otitis media. Haemophilus influenzae is the pathogen in 25% of cases and Moraxella catarrhalis is the pathogen in 12% of cases. Staphylococcus aureus occurs less frequently. Respiratory viruses may be found in up to 20% of cases.

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