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Volume 18, Number 10—October 2012


Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella enterica, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Marie-France Phoba1, Octavie Lunguya1, Daniel Vita Mayimon, Pantaléon Lewo di Mputu, Sophie Bertrand, Raymond Vanhoof, Jan Verhaegen, Chris Van Geet, Jean-Jacques Muyembe, and Jan JacobsComments to Author 
Author affiliations: National Institute for Biomedical Research, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (M.-F. Phoba, O. Lunguya, J.-J. Muyembe); University Hospital of Kinshasa, Kinshasa (M.-F. Phoba, O. Lunguya, J.-J. Muyembe); Saint-Luc Hospital, Kisantu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (D.V. Mayimona, P. Lewo di Mputu); Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium (S. Bertrand, R. Vanhoof); University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium (J. Verhaegen, C. Van Geet); and Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium (J. Jacobs)

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MICs and genetic analysis of Salmonella enterica isolates with decreased ciprofloxacin susceptibility, Democratic Rebublic of the Congo

Serotype MIC, mg/L
No. isolates Mutations
Nalidixic acid Ciprofloxacin
Enteritidis 128 0.094 1 Asp82-Asn in gyrA + qnrB
Typhimurium >256 0.125 1 Asp87-Tyr in gyrA + qnrB
Typhi >256 0.19–0.25 7 Ser83-Phe in gyrA

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.