Molecular epidemiology of multiresistant Streptococcus pneumoniae with both erm(B)- and mef(A)-mediated macrolide resistance.

@article{Farrell2004MolecularEO,
  title={Molecular epidemiology of multiresistant Streptococcus pneumoniae with both erm(B)- and mef(A)-mediated macrolide resistance.},
  author={David John Farrell and Ian P. Morrissey and Sarah C. Bakker and Louise Morris and Sylvie Buckridge and David Felmingham},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={
          764-8
        }
}
Of a total of 1043 macrolide-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates collected from 24 countries as part of PROTEKT 1999-2000, 71 isolates tested positive for both the mef(A) and erm(B) genes. Of 69 isolates subjected to further molecular investigations, all were resistant to tetracycline, 63 (91.3%) were resistant to penicillin, and 57 (82.6%) were resistant to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole. One isolate was also fluoroquinolone resistant, and another was resistant to quinupristin… CONTINUE READING

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