Major Related Sets of Antibiotic-Resistant Pneumococci in the United States as Determined

Gherardi, Giovanni; Whitney, Cynthia G.; Facklam, Richard R.; Beall, Bernard
January 2000
Journal of Infectious Diseases;1/1/2000, Vol. 181 Issue 1, p216
Academic Journal
Assesses the genetic diversity of pneumococci in the United States using restriction profiles and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. Inhibition of the essential metabolic enzymes' resistance to pneumonococcal isolates; Alternative methods of culture-based pneumonococcal identification; Determination of beta-lactam activity.


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