Azithromycin Resistance in Shigella spp. in Southeast Asia

Abstract

Infection by Shigella spp. is a common cause of dysentery in Southeast Asia. Antimicrobials are thought to be beneficial for treatment; however, antimicrobial resistance in Shigella spp. is becoming widespread. We aimed to assess the frequency and mechanisms associated with decreased susceptibility to azithromycin in Southeast Asian Shigella isolates and… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/AAC.01748-17

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