Antimicrobial susceptibilities of group B streptococci isolated between 1992 and 1996 from patients with bacteremia or meningitis.

@article{Fernandez1998AntimicrobialSO,
  title={Antimicrobial susceptibilities of group B streptococci isolated between 1992 and 1996 from patients with bacteremia or meningitis.},
  author={Michael H. Fernandez and Melissa E Hickman and Carol J. Baker},
  journal={Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy},
  year={1998},
  volume={42 6},
  pages={1517-9}
}
In vitro testing of 229 group B streptococcal isolates from a variety of patients with invasive infections indicated uniform penicillin G susceptibility. However, 17 (7.4%) isolates were resistant to erythromycin and 8 (3.4%) were resistant to clindamycin. These results support the continued use of penicillin G as the drug of choice for the treatment and prevention of group B streptococcal disease. 

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