Antimicrobial resistance in Haemophilus influenzae isolated from the nasopharynx among Japanese children with acute otitis media.

CONCLUSION High prevalence of penicillin-binding protein (PBP) gene mutated (PGM) strains of H. influenzae should be taken into account when treating otitis media in children. OBJECTIVE To evaluate prevalence of ss-lactamase nonproducing ampicillin-resistant (BLNAR) strains of Haemophilus influenzae with mutations in ftsI gene encoding penicillin-binding… CONTINUE READING