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Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1984 Feb; 25(2): 289–291.
PMCID: PMC185494

Broad host range of streptococcal macrolide resistance plasmids.


Four macrolide-lincosamide-streptogramin B resistance plasmids transferred into 13 recipients belonging to Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and Listeria genera. The plasmids were stably maintained in all new hosts except Streptococcus sanguis, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus, and Listeria innocua and were identical to those found in the corresponding donor strains.

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