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Volume 7, Number 2—April 2001
THEME ISSUE
4th Decennial International Conference on Nosocomial and Healthcare-Associated Infections

State of the Art

Emerging Mechanisms of Fluoroquinolone Resistance

David C. HooperComments to Author 
Author affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Table

Components of multidrug transport systems in selected bacterial pathogens

Efflux components
Species
Pump
Membrane fusion protein
Outer membrane protein
Regulatory gene or mutation
Gram-negative bacteria
Pseudomonas aeruginosa MexB MexA OprM mexR
MexD MexC OprJ nfxB
MexF MexE OprN mexT
MexY MexX OprM mexZ
Escherichia coli AcrB AcrA TolC acrR, marA, robA, soxS
Gram-positive bacteria
Staphylococcus aureus NorA -- -- flqB promoter mutation, arlRS
Streptococcus pneumoniae PmrA -- -- ?

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