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Emerg Infect Dis. 2005 Jun;11(6):939-42.

Macrolide- and telithromycin-resistant Streptococcus pyogenes, Belgium, 1999-2003.

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University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium. surbhi.malhotra@ua.ac.be

Abstract

We found a 13% macrolide resistance in 3,866 Streptococcus pyogenes isolated from tonsillopharyngitis patients; 59% macrolide-resistant isolates were distributed in 5 clones, suggesting the importance of both resistance gene transfer and clonal dissemination in the spread of these organisms. We also report one of the largest collections of telithromycin-resistant isolates.

PMID:
15963292
PMCID:
PMC3367575
DOI:
10.3201/eid1106.041247
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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