Salmonella Subtypes with Increased MICs for Azithromycin in Travelers Returned to the Netherlands

Robert-Jan Hassing, Wil Goessens, W (Wilfred) van Pelt, DJ Mevius, Bruno Stricker, N Molhoek, Annelies Verbon, Perry van Genderen

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Abstract

Antimicrobial susceptibility was analyzed for 354 typhoidal Salmonella isolates collected during 1999-2012 in the Netherlands. In 16.1% of all isolates and in 23.8% of all isolates that showed increased MICs for ciprofloxacin, the MIC for azithromycin was increased. This resistance may complicate empirical treatment of enteric fever.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)705-708
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume20
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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  • EMC MM-04-28-01
  • EMC MM-04-28-04
  • EMC NIHES-01-64-03

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