Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Streptococcus pneumoniae.

  title={Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Streptococcus pneumoniae.},
  author={Robert Cooksey and Richard R. Facklam and Clyde T. Thornsberry},
  journal={Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy},
  volume={13 4},
Fifty clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae received by the Streptococcus Laboratory of the Center for Disease Control from August 1976 through March 1977 and 50 pneumococcal strains retrieved from 13- to 16-year storage (originally isolated October 1961 through December 1964) were tested for susceptibility to 10 antimicrobial agents by disk-agar diffusion and agar dilution tests. No appreciable differences in susceptibility patterns were apparent between the two groups, and, except for… CONTINUE READING

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