The clinical significance of clindamycin-resistant Bacteroides fragilis.

  title={The clinical significance of clindamycin-resistant Bacteroides fragilis.},
  author={Michael K Yee and Donald G. Guiney and Patricia Hasegawa and Charles E. Davis},
  volume={248 15},
The Bacteroides fragilis group of bacteria are the most numerous microorganisms in the colon and the most common anaerobic isolates from human infections. Although clindamycin hydrochloride is still considered the antibiotic of choice for treatment of infections with these bacteria, resistant strains are becoming more common. To determine the clinical significance of clindamycin-resistant bacteroides, we reviewed the charts of 14 patients with resistant isolates. Clindamycin resistance was a… CONTINUE READING

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