In Vivo Veritas: In Vitro Macrolide Resistance in Systemic Streptococcus pneumoniae Infections Does Result in Clinical Failure

Jacobs, Michael R.
September 2002
Clinical Infectious Diseases;9/1/2002, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p565
Academic Journal
Editorial. Comments on a research article by J.R. Lonks et al. which deals with the failure of macrolide antibiotic treatment in patients with bacteremia due to erythromycin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae, published in the volume 35, 2002 edition of the periodical 'Clinical Infectious Diseases.' Susceptibility of the causative agent to macrolides; Pharmacokinetic properties of macrolides.


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