Antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Streptococcus pneumoniae in china and comparison of MICs by agar dilution and E-test methods.

@article{Wang1998AntibioticSP,
  title={Antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Streptococcus pneumoniae in china and comparison of MICs by agar dilution and E-test methods.},
  author={H Wang and Robin E Huebner and Minjun Chen and Keith P. Klugman},
  journal={Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy},
  year={1998},
  volume={42 10},
  pages={2633-6}
}
Beta-lactam resistance by Streptococcus pneumoniae is becoming a significant threat to public health worldwide. However, data concerning antibiotic susceptibility patterns in China have not been published. In this study, a total of 79 clinical isolates and 244 nasopharyngeal isolates of S. pneumoniae were recovered between June and November 1997 in Beijing… CONTINUE READING