Surveillance of resistance in bacteria causing community-acquired respiratory tract infections.

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Bacterial resistance to antibiotics in community-acquired respiratory tract infections is a serious problem and is increasing in prevalence world-wide at an alarming rate. Streptococcus pneumoniae, one of the main organisms implicated in respiratory tract infections, has developed multiple resistance mechanisms to combat the effects of most commonly used… (More)

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@article{Felmingham2002SurveillanceOR, title={Surveillance of resistance in bacteria causing community-acquired respiratory tract infections.}, author={David Felmingham and Candace Feldman and Waleria Hryniewicz and Kp Klugman and Sigeru Kohno and D. E. Low and Carlos Mendes and Arne Christian Rodloff}, journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases}, year={2002}, volume={8 Suppl 2}, pages={12-42} }