Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole resistance in clinical isolates of Burkholderia pseudomallei

Vannaporn Wuthiekanun, Allen Cheng, Wirongrong Chierakul, Premjit Amornchai, D Limmathurotsakul, Wipada Chaowagul, Andrew Simpson, Jennifer Short, Gumphol Wongsuvan, Bina Maharjan, Nicholas White, Sharon Peacock

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Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole is commonly used to treat melioidosis. Antimicrobial susceptibility testing using the disc diffusion method is commonly used in melioidosis-endemic areas, but may overestimate resistance to trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1029 - 1031
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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