Macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae, United States

Academic Article


  • Macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae (MRMP) is highly prevalent in Asia and is now being reported from Europe. Few data on MRMP are available in the United States. Using genotypic and phenotypic methods, we detected high-level MRMP in 13.2% of 91 M. pneumoniae–positive specimens from 6 US locations.
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  • Zheng X; Lee S; Selvarangan R; Qin X; Tang YW; Stiles J; Hong T; Todd K; Ratliff AE; Crabb DM
  • Start Page

  • 1470
  • End Page

  • 1472
  • Volume

  • 21
  • Issue

  • 8