First report of Salmonella enterica serotype Paratyphi A azithromycin resistance leading to treatment failure

Aoife Molloy, Satheesh Nair, Fiona J. Cooke, John Wain, Mark Farrington, Paul J. Lehner, M. Estee Torok

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The prevalence of Salmonella enterica serotype Paratyphi A infection is increasing, and multidrug resistance is a well-recognized problem. Resistance to fluoroquinolones is common and leads to more frequent use of newer agents like azithromycin. We report the first case of azithromycin resistance and treatment failure in a patient with S. Paratyphi A infection.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4655-4657
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2010

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