Activities of Linezolid against nontuberculous mycobacteria.

  title={Activities of Linezolid against nontuberculous mycobacteria.},
  author={Cengiz Çavuşoğlu and Ilknur Soyler and Pinar Yildirim Akinci},
  journal={The new microbiologica},
  volume={30 4},
The activity of linezolid (Pfizer, USA) was tested by broth microdilution against 53 clinical isolates of non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM), including the common disease producing species Mycobacterium avium, M. intracellulare, M. fortuitum, M. chelonae and M. abscessus, obtained from western Turkey. The isolates of M. abscessus and M. intracellulare were the least susceptible, M. mucogenicum, M. gordonae and M. avium were the most susceptible to linezolid of the common species of NTM… CONTINUE READING