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Volume 14, Number 6—June 2008


Lethal Mycobacterium massiliense Sepsis, Italy

Enrico Tortoli*Comments to Author , Rita Gabini†, Irene Galanti†, and Alessandro Mariottini*
Author affiliations: *Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy; †San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy;

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Antimicrobial drug resistance pattern of the strain of 
Mycobacterium massiliense isolated from the patient, Italy*

Drug MIC (μg/mL) Pattern
Amikacin 4 S
Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid 64/32 R
Cefoxitin 64 I
Ceftriaxone >64 R
Ciprofloxacin 16 R
Clarithromycin <0.12 S
Gatifloxacin >8 R
Imipenem 32 R
Linezolid 8 S
Tobramycin 16 R
Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole 8/152 R

*S, sensitive; R, resistant; I, intermediate resistance.

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