PCR ribotype prevalence and molecular basis of macrolide-lincosamide-streptogramin B (MLSB) and fluoroquinolone resistance in Irish clinical Clostridium difficile isolates.
AffiliationSchool of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Population Science, UCD Veterinary Sciences Centre, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland. email@example.com
MeSHAmino Acid Substitution
Drug Resistance, Bacterial
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction
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CitationPCR ribotype prevalence and molecular basis of macrolide-lincosamide-streptogramin B (MLSB) and fluoroquinolone resistance in Irish clinical Clostridium difficile isolates. 2011, 66 (9):1976-82 J. Antimicrob. Chemother.
JournalThe Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy
AbstractAntimicrobial use is recognized as a risk factor for Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) and outbreaks. We studied the relationship between PCR ribotype, antimicrobial susceptibility and the genetic basis of resistance in response to exposure to antimicrobial agents.
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