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Azithromycin resistance in Shigella spp. in Southeast Asia

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Infection by Shigella spp. is a common cause of dysentery in Southeast Asia. Antimicrobials are thought to be beneficial for treatment, however antimicrobial resistance in Shigella spp. is becoming widespread. We aimed to assess the frequency and mechanisms associated with decreased susceptibility to azithromycin in Southeast Asian Shigella isolates and use these data to assess appropriate susceptibility breakpoints. Shigella isolated in Vietnam and Laos were screened for susceptibility again...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1128/aac.01748-17

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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0000-0001-9189-7244
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Newton, PN
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Thwaites, GE
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Baker, S
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Baker, S
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Grant:
Academic Clinical 360 Lectureship grant number 3557 to TCD
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Publisher:
American Society for Microbiology Publisher's website
Journal:
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy Journal website
Volume:
62
Issue:
4
Pages:
e01748-17
Publication date:
2018-01-29
Acceptance date:
2017-11-02
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EISSN:
1098-6596
ISSN:
0066-4804
Pubs id:
pubs:822609
URN:
uri:6f1710fd-1f74-4104-be5b-c91a82106fe4
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uuid:6f1710fd-1f74-4104-be5b-c91a82106fe4
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pubs:822609

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