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Molecular epidemiological analysis of Mycoplasma genitalium shows low prevalence of azithromycin resistance and a well-established epidemic in South Africa

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  • Jolein G E Laumen Department of Medical Microbiology, CAPHRI School for Public Health & Primary Care, Maastricht Universitair Medisch Centrum+, Maastricht, Limburg, The Netherlands Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerpen, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lieke B van Alphen Department of Medical Microbiology, CAPHRI School for Public Health & Primary Care, Maastricht Universitair Medisch Centrum+, Maastricht, Limburg, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Liteboho D Maduna Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Charlotte M Hoffman Department of Medical Microbiology, CAPHRI School for Public Health & Primary Care, Maastricht Universitair Medisch Centrum+, Maastricht, Limburg, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jeffrey D Klausner David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Andrew Medina-Marino Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Research Unit, Foundation for Professional Development, East London, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Marleen M Kock Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa Tswhane Academic Division, National Health Laboratory Service, Pretoria, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Remco P H Peters Department of Medical Microbiology, CAPHRI School for Public Health & Primary Care, Maastricht Universitair Medisch Centrum+, Maastricht, Limburg, The Netherlands Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa Research Unit, Foundation for Professional Development, East London, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Remco P H Peters, Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0001, South Africa; rph.peters{at}gmail.com
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Laumen JGE, van Alphen LB, Maduna LD, et al
Molecular epidemiological analysis of Mycoplasma genitalium shows low prevalence of azithromycin resistance and a well-established epidemic in South Africa

Publication history

  • Received November 15, 2019
  • Revised March 16, 2020
  • Accepted April 18, 2020
  • First published May 10, 2020.
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February 17, 2021

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