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Volume 21, Number 8—August 2015

Macrolide-Resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae, United States1

Xiaotian ZhengComments to Author , Stella Lee, Rangaraj Selvarangan, Xuan Qin, Yi-Wei Tang, Jeffrey Stiles, Tao Hong, Kathleen Todd, Amy E. Ratliff, Donna M. Crabb, Li Xiao, T. Prescott Atkinson, and Ken B. Waites
Author affiliations: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA (X. Zheng, S. Lee, K. Todd); The Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri, USA (R. Selvarangan); Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, Washington, USA (X. Qin); Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA (Y.W. Tang, J. Stiles); Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA (T. Hong); University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA (A.E. Ratliff, D.M. Crabb, L. Xiao, T.P. Atkinson, K.B. Waites)

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Macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae–positive respiratory specimens, selected US sites, August 2012–April 2014

Collection site Specimens
No. tested No. (%) macrolide resistant
Chicago, IL 23 4 (17.4)
Kansas City, MO 40 3 (7.5)
Hackensack, NJ 2 1 (50.0)
New York, NY 5 2 (40.0)
Seattle, WA 15 1 (6.7)
Birmingham, AL 6 1 (16.7)
All 91 12 (13.2)

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1Preliminary results from this study were presented at the 114th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, May 17–20, 2014.

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