Gram-positive resistance: challenge for the development of new antibiotics.

  title={Gram-positive resistance: challenge for the development of new antibiotics.},
  author={Fernando Baquero},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  volume={39 Suppl A},
The incidence of infections caused by multidrug-resistant Gram-positive organisms is increasing despite advances in antibacterial therapy over the last 20 years. As the pathogens causing these infections are frequently resistant to most currently available antibacterials, they are extremely difficult to treat. Problematic pathogens include strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae resistant to beta-lactams and macrolides, viridans group streptococci resistant to beta-lactams and aminoglycosides… CONTINUE READING


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