Increased macrolide resistance of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in pediatric patients with community-acquired pneumonia

Miyuki Morozumi, Satoshi Iwata, Keiko Hasegawa, Naoko Chiba, Reiko Takayanagi, Keita Matsubara, Eiichi Nakayama, Keisuke Sunakawa, Kimiko Ubukata et al.
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2008, 52 (1): 348-50
Among 380 Mycoplasma pneumoniae isolates from 3,678 pediatric patients with community-acquired pneumonia, 50 macrolide-resistant strains had an A2063G transition in domain V of the 23S rRNA, whereas 5 had an A2064G transition. These resistant strains increased rapidly from April 2002 to December 2006.

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