In vitro activities of eravacycline and other antimicrobial agents against human mycoplasmas and ureaplasmas

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  • We performed in vitro susceptibility testing for eravacycline in comparison to 4 other antimicrobials against 10 Mycoplasma genitalium, 40 Mycoplasma hominis, 44 Mycoplasma pneumoniae, 20 Ureaplasma parvum, and 20 Ureaplasma urealyticum isolates. All eravacycline MICs were ≤0.25 μg/ml, except that for one isolate of M. genitalium, for which the MIC was 2 μg/ml. Eravacycline was markedly more potent than tetracycline, azithromycin, moxifloxacin, and clindamycin against all isolates tested, which included 37 macrolide, tetracycline, and/or fluoroquinoloneresistant organisms.
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  • Waite KB; Crab DM; Xiao L; Duff LB; Leal SM
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  • 64
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  • 8