Antimicrobial resistance of Enterococci in Lebanon.

@article{Zouain2001AntimicrobialRO,
  title={Antimicrobial resistance of Enterococci in Lebanon.},
  author={M G Zouain and George Farah Araj},
  journal={International journal of antimicrobial agents},
  year={2001},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={
          209-13
        }
}
There is little information on the types of Enterococcus spp and their antibiotic resistance patterns in Lebanon. One hundred and fifty-three consecutive clinical enterococcal isolates collected between 1998 and 1999 were tested against 11 antimicrobial agents using disk diffusion and the Etest. The isolates were identified by conventional methods and API-Strep and were found to consist of Enterococcus faecalis (72.5%), Enterococcus faecium (22.9%), Enterococcus avium (3.2%) and Enterococcus… CONTINUE READING
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