Publication
Title
Interspecies recombination occurs frequently in quinolone resistance-determining regions of clinical isolates of **Streptococcus pyogenes**
Author
Abstract
Fluoroquinolone resistance in Streptococcus pyogenes has been reported only anecdotally, but a recent Belgian surveillance study found a rate of nonsusceptibility of 5.4%. From an analysis of these isolates, we show that interspecies horizontal gene transfer within the parC quinolone resistance-determining region is a frequent phenomenon that might contribute to fluoroquinolone resistance.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. - Washington, D.C.
Publication
Washington, D.C. : 2008
ISSN
0066-4804
Volume/pages
52:11(2008), p. 4191-4193
ISI
000260305600058
Full text (Publisher's DOI)
UAntwerpen
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Affiliation
Publications with a UAntwerp address
External links
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Creation 02.12.2008
Last edited 17.06.2017
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