Antimicrobial susceptibilities of Listeria monocytogenes human strains isolated from 1970 to 2008 in Brazil Susceptibilidade antimicrobiana de cepas humanas de Listeria monocytogenes isoladas no período de 1970 a 2008 no Brasil

INTRODUCTION: Listeria monocytogenes is the causative agent of listeriosis, a foodborne illness that affects mainly pregnant women, the elderly and immunocompromised patients. The primary treatment is a combination of ampicillin with an aminoglycoside, in addition to a second-choice drug represented...

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Main Authors: Cristhiane Moura Falavina dos Reis, André Victor Barbosa, Leonardo Alves Rusak, Deyse Christina Vallim, Ernesto Hofer
Format: Article
Published: Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical (SBMT) 2011-04-01
Series:Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
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