Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, December 21st, 2003
According to recent research from the United States, "Antibiotic resistance and emm gene types were examined from 692 Group A streptococci isolates from eight United States military basic training sites between 1998 and 2001."
"Macrolide resistance was associated with geographic sites and emm type," reported Christopher P. Barrozo and collaborators at the U.S. Naval Health Research Center and University of Iowa. "These data are useful for vaccine development initiatives and antimicrobial treatment...
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