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Susceptibility of bacterial isolates from community-acquired infections in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia to macrolide antibiotics

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Objective To review the literature on the susceptibility of common community pathogens in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia to the macrolide antibiotics. Methods Inclusion criteria required that isolates were collected since 2004 to ensure results were of contemporary relevance. The data were aggregated by region, age group and sterility of site of culture sample. Results A total of 51 studies were identified, which reported the macrolide antimicrobial susceptibilities of common bacterial pathogens...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Author
Journal:
Tropical Medicine and International Health
Volume:
16
Issue:
10
Pages:
1192-1205
Publication date:
2011-10-05
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EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
URN:
uuid:03319e46-6fd8-4073-95c3-fc8b5b0df645
Source identifiers:
179953
Local pid:
pubs:179953

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