Antibiotic resistance and serotypes of Streptococcus pneumoniae from patients with community-acquired pneumococcal disease.


From August 1978 to December 1981, 200 Streptococcus pneumoniae strains isolated from adult patients with pneumococcal disease were tested for susceptibility to penicillin G, erythromycin, clindamycin, tetracycline, and chloramphenicol by disk diffusion. Minimal inhibitory concentrations (MICs) were determined by agar dilution and broth dilution. The… (More)


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