High prevalence of Streptococcus agalactiae from vaginas of women in Taiwan and its mechanisms of macrolide and quinolone resistance.

@article{Lee2015HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of Streptococcus agalactiae from vaginas of women in Taiwan and its mechanisms of macrolide and quinolone resistance.},
  author={Wen-tsung Lee and M C Lai},
  journal={Journal of microbiology, immunology, and infection = Wei mian yu gan ran za zhi},
  year={2015},
  volume={48 5},
  pages={510-6}
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Streptococcus agalactiae (GBS), is the most common pathogen causing infections among perinatal women and neonatal babies. Nonetheless, there are few studies on the occurrence of GBS among the pregnant women and the mechanisms of GBS resistance to quinolones and macrolides in Taiwan. METHODS GBS were isolated from vaginas of the pregnant and non-pregnant symptomatic women in Taiwan. The prevalence, antimicrobial susceptibility, and mechanisms of resistance against… CONTINUE READING