Emergence of antibiotic resistant Streptococcus sanguis in dental plaque of children after frequent antibiotic therapy.

@article{Erickson1999EmergenceOA,
  title={Emergence of antibiotic resistant Streptococcus sanguis in dental plaque of children after frequent antibiotic therapy.},
  author={Pamela R. Erickson and Mark C Herzberg},
  journal={Pediatric dentistry},
  year={1999},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={
          181-5
        }
}
PURPOSE In the pediatric population, several different antibiotic regimens are currently recommended for the treatment of otitis media. This study investigated whether therapy for otitis media was associated with the emergence of antibiotic-resistant oral bacteria. METHODS Streptococcus sanguis (S. sanguis) was isolated from supragingival dental plaque of children after a recent course of antibiotic. The isolated strains were tested for resistance to penicillin, amoxicillin, trimethoprim… CONTINUE READING

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