Emergence of Group A Beta-Hemolytic Streptococci Resistant to Erythromycin in Athens, Greece

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Over the past few years, several studies have documented the increasing prevalence of group A betahemolytic streptococci (GABHS) strains resistant to erythromycin in many European countries and the USA [1–4]. A recent publication demonstrated resistance rates of over 15% in strains recovered from Greek children as well [5]. The aim of the present study was… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s100960000425

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@article{Stamos2001EmergenceOG, title={Emergence of Group A Beta-Hemolytic Streptococci Resistant to Erythromycin in Athens, Greece}, author={George Stamos and Konstantinos Bedevis and Ioanna Paraskaki and Aikaterini Chronopoulou and M. Tsirepa and Maria Foustoukou}, journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases}, year={2001}, volume={20}, pages={70-71} }