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Beijing genotype of Mycobacterium tuberculosis is significantly associated with high-level fluoroquinolone resistance in Vietnam.

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Consecutive fluoroquinolone (FQ)-resistant isolates (n = 109) identified at the Pham Ngoc Thach Hospital for Tuberculosis, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, were sequenced in the quinolone resistance-determining regions of the gyrA and gyrB genes and typed by large sequence polymorphism typing and spoligotyping to identify the Beijing genotype of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Beijing genotype prevalence was compared with 109 consecutive isolates from newly presenting patients with pulmonary tuberculos...

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10.1128/aac.00541-09

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Journal:
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy More from this journal
Volume:
53
Issue:
11
Pages:
4835-4839
Publication date:
2009-11-01
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EISSN:
1098-6596
ISSN:
0066-4804
Language:
English
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34862
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2012-12-19

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