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Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1986 Nov; 30(5): 810–812.
PMCID: PMC176543

Tetracycline resistance and tetM in pathogenic urogenital bacteria.


Clinical isolates of Gardnerella vaginalis, Streptococcus agalactiae, Bacteroides spp., and Mobiluncus spp. were screened for resistance to tetracycline and for the presence of the streptococcal tetM determinant. The S. agalactiae and G. vaginalis strains contained DNA sequences homologous to the tetM determinant, while strains of the other two genera did not.

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