Epidemiology of penicillin resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in Kayseri, Turkey

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Esel D., Sumerkan B., Kocagoz S.

CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTION, vol.7, no.10, pp.548-552, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Objective To determine the penicillin resistance and serotype distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae strains and to identify clonal relationships of isolates resistant to penicillin by means of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE).