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Antimicrobial resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae recovered from outpatients in the United States during the winter months of 1994 to 1995: results of a 30-center national surveillance study.

Abstract:

A total of 1,527 clinically significant outpatient isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae were prospectively collected in 30 different U.S. medical centers between November 1994 and April 1995. Overall, 23.6% of strains were not susceptible to penicillin, with 14.1% intermediate and 9.5% high-level resistant. The frequencies of recovery of intermediate and high-level resistant strains varied considerably between different medical centers and in different geographic areas. In general, intermedia...

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Brueggemann, A More by this author
Holley, HP More by this author
Journal:
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
Volume:
40
Issue:
5
Pages:
1208-1213
Publication date:
1996-05-05
EISSN:
1098-6596
ISSN:
0066-4804
URN:
uuid:a768c729-05e9-4c58-af68-be67cf69a12e
Source identifiers:
384062
Local pid:
pubs:384062

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