Increasing Antibiotic Resistance in Shigella spp. from Infected New York City Residents, New York, USA

@inproceedings{Murray2017IncreasingAR,
  title={Increasing Antibiotic Resistance in Shigella spp. from Infected New York City Residents, New York, USA},
  author={Kenya Murray and V. Prashant Reddy and John Kornblum and Haena Waechter and Ludwin F. Chicaiza and Inessa Rubinstein and Sharon Balter and Sharon K. Greene and Sarah L. Braunstein and Jennifer L. Rakeman and Catherine M. Dentinger},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2017}
}
Approximately 20% of Shigella isolates tested in New York City, New York, USA, during 2013-2015 displayed decreased azithromycin susceptibility. Case-patients were older and more frequently male and HIV infected than those with azithromycin-susceptible Shigella infection; 90% identified as men who have sex with men. Clinical interpretation guidelines for azithromycin resistance and outcome studies are needed. 
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