A study on molecular characterization of macrolide resistance mechanism among isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae from the southern Marmara region of Turkey, as well as resistance to macrolides and penicillin in these isolates


ÖZAKIN C., Guler H., Gurcuoglu E., Ozbey S. B., KAZAK E., Sinirtas A. M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.42, no.1, pp.137-144, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1007-975
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.137-144
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim: To determine the distribution of macrolide resistance genes as well as resistance rates in isolated Streptococcus pneumoniae strains from the southern Marmara region of Turkey.