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Dennis KS Law, Michelle Shuel, Sadjia Bekal, Elizabeth Bryce, Raymond SW Tsang, "Genetic Detection of Quinolone Resistance in Haemophilus parainfluenzae: Mutations in the Quinolone Resistance-Determining Regions of gyrA and parC", Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, vol. 21, Article ID 525919, 3 pages, 2010. https://doi.org/10.1155/2010/525919
Genetic Detection of Quinolone Resistance in Haemophilus parainfluenzae: Mutations in the Quinolone Resistance-Determining Regions of gyrA and parC
The quinolone resistance-determining regions of gyrA and parC of both quinolone-sensitive and quinolone-resistant Haemophilus parainfluenzae strains were amplified and sequenced. Similar to Haemophilus influenzae, resistance to quinolones in H parainfluenzae is associated with mutations in the quinolone resistance-determining regions of both gyrA and parC. The present study discusses the importance of this finding.
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