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Volume 19, Number 5—May 2013

Dispatch

Treatment of Tularemia in Patient with Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease

Jan WeileComments to Author , Erik Seibold, Cornelius Knabbe, Martin Kaufmann, and Wolf Splettstoesser
Author affiliations: Heart and Diabetes Centre North Rhine–Westphalia, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany (J. Weile, C. Knabbe); Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany (E. Seibold, W. Splettstoesser); University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany (W. Splettstoesser); Robert-Bosch-Hospital, Stuttgart, Germany (M. Kaufmann)

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Susceptibility testing of the blood culture isolate (Francisella tularensis subsp. holarctica) break point analysis according to CLSI standard*

Antimicrobial agent MIC, mg/L Interpretation
Tetracycline 1.0 S
Ciprofloxacin 0.125 S
Levofloxacin 0.25 S
Chloramphenicol 2 S
Gentamicin 0.5 S
Streptomycin 2 S

*CLSI, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; S, susceptible; R, resistant.

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