Linezolid-resistant ST36 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus associated with prolonged linezolid treatment in two paediatric cystic fibrosis patients

Hill, Robert L R, Kearns, Angela M, Nash, James, North, Sarah E, Pike, Rachel, Newson, Timothy, Woodford, Neil, Calver, Richard and Livermore, David M (2010) Linezolid-resistant ST36 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus associated with prolonged linezolid treatment in two paediatric cystic fibrosis patients. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 65 (3). pp. 442-445. ISSN 0305-7453

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Abstract

To describe the emergence of linezolid-resistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) of sequence type (ST)36 lineage in two paediatric patients with cystic fibrosis, after long-term low-dose linezolid treatment.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: acetamides,adolescent,anti-bacterial agents,bacterial typing techniques,bacteriophage typing,child,cystic fibrosis,dna fingerprinting,drug resistance, bacterial,genes, rrna,great britain,humans,male,methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus,microbial sensitivity tests,mutation,oxazolidinones,polymorphism, restriction fragment length,pseudomonas aeruginosa,rna, bacterial,rna, ribosomal, 23s,sputum,staphylococcal infections
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Depositing User: Rhiannon Harvey
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2011 10:41
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 17:03
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/33339
DOI: 10.1093/jac/dkp494

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