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

Broad host range of streptococcal macrolide resistance plasmids.

Abstract

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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