Mycoplasma genitalium Macrolide and Fluoroquinolone Resistance: Prevalence and Risk Factors Among a 2013-2014 Cohort of Patients in Barcelona, Spain.

@article{Barber2017MycoplasmaGM,
  title={Mycoplasma genitalium Macrolide and Fluoroquinolone Resistance: Prevalence and Risk Factors Among a 2013-2014 Cohort of Patients in Barcelona, Spain.},
  author={M J Barber{\'a} and Miguel Fern{\'a}ndez-Huerta and J\orgen-Skov Jensen and Estrella Caballero and Ant{\`o}nia Andreu},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2017},
  volume={44 8},
  pages={
          457-462
        }
}
BACKGROUND Macrolide and fluoroquinolone resistance is alarmingly emerging in M. genitalium worldwide. This article provides the first estimates of the current prevalence of macrolide and fluoroquinolone resistance-mediating mutations in Barcelona, Spain, and identifies risk factors associated with the acquisition of these resistances. METHODS The study was conducted retrospectively with specimens submitted between February 2013 and March 2014 to the microbiology department of the Vall d… CONTINUE READING
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