Macrolide Resistance in Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Israel, 2010
Published Date:Jun 2011
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 17(6):1079-1082.
Drug Resistance, Bacterial
Gene Expression Regulation, Bacterial
RNA, Ribosomal, 23S
Description:Macrolide resistance in Mycoplasma pneumoniae is often found in Asia but is rare elsewhere. We report the emergence of macrolide-resistant M. pneumoniae in Israel and the in vivo evolution of such resistance during the treatment of a 6-year-old boy with pneumonia.
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