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Article: Decreased levofloxacin susceptibility in Haemophilus influenzae in children, Hong Kong
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TitleDecreased levofloxacin susceptibility in Haemophilus influenzae in children, Hong Kong
 
AuthorsHo, PL1 2
Chow, KH1
Mak, CC1
Tsang, KW1
Lau, YL1
Ho, AY1
Lai, EL1
Chiu, SS1
 
Issue Date2004
 
PublisherUS Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/index.htm
 
CitationEmerging Infectious Diseases, 2004, v. 10 n. 11, p. 1960-1962 [How to Cite?]
 
AbstractAmong 563 strains of Haemophilus influenzae from young children in Hong Kong, 5 (0.9%) had decreased susceptibility to quinolones. The five strains had a Ser-84-Lys or Asp-88-Asn substitution in GyrA. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis showed that the isolates are genetically diverse.
 
ISSN1080-6040
2013 Impact Factor: 7.327
 
ISI Accession Number IDWOS:000224997700012
 
ReferencesReferences in Scopus
 
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dc.contributor.authorHo, PL
 
dc.contributor.authorChow, KH
 
dc.contributor.authorMak, CC
 
dc.contributor.authorTsang, KW
 
dc.contributor.authorLau, YL
 
dc.contributor.authorHo, AY
 
dc.contributor.authorLai, EL
 
dc.contributor.authorChiu, SS
 
dc.date.accessioned2010-09-06T07:49:23Z
 
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dc.date.issued2004
 
dc.description.abstractAmong 563 strains of Haemophilus influenzae from young children in Hong Kong, 5 (0.9%) had decreased susceptibility to quinolones. The five strains had a Ser-84-Lys or Asp-88-Asn substitution in GyrA. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis showed that the isolates are genetically diverse.
 
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dc.subject.meshAnti-Bacterial Agents - pharmacology
 
dc.subject.meshCarrier State
 
dc.subject.meshChild
 
dc.subject.meshChild, Preschool
 
dc.subject.meshDrug Resistance, Bacterial
 
dc.subject.meshHaemophilus influenzae - drug effects
 
dc.subject.meshHong Kong
 
dc.subject.meshHumans
 
dc.subject.meshInfant
 
dc.subject.meshNalidixic Acid - pharmacology
 
dc.subject.meshNasopharynx - microbiology
 
dc.subject.meshOfloxacin - pharmacology
 
dc.titleDecreased levofloxacin susceptibility in Haemophilus influenzae in children, Hong Kong
 
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Author Affiliations
  1. The University of Hong Kong
  2. Queen Mary Hospital Hong Kong