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Volume 14, Number 8—August 2008

Dispatch

Macrolide-Resistant Shigella sonnei

Leyla Boumghar-Bourtchai*, Patricia Mariani-Kurkdjian†, Edouard Bingen†, Ingrid Filliol, Anne Dhalluin*§, Shadia Ait Ifrane†, François-Xavier Weill, and Roland Leclercq*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Côte de Nacre, Caen, France; †Hôpital Robert Debré, Paris, France; ‡Institut Pasteur, Paris; §Université de Caen, Caen, France;

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Macrolide susceptibility of outbreak and control Shigella isolates and Escherichia coli constructs

StrainMIC, mg/L
ErythromycinClarithromycinAzithromycinTelithromycin
Shigella sonnei UCN 62643228
S. sonnei UCN 591,0241,0246464
Escherichia coli K12 AG100A2221
E. coli K12 AG100A/pUV21512512832
E. coli K12 AG100A/pUC18Ωmph(A)>1,024512128512

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