Ciprofloxacin-Resistant Salmonella enterica Serotype Typhi, United States, 1999-2008

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Emerging Infectious Diseases (Impact Factor: 7.33). 06/2011; 17(6):1095-8. DOI: 10.3201/eid/1706.100594
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ABSTRACT We report 9 ciprofloxacin-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi isolates submitted to the US National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System during 1999-2008. The first 2 had indistinguishable pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns and identical gyrA and parC mutations. Eight of the 9 patients had traveled to India within 30 days before illness onset.

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