increasing resistance of strep throat to macrolides

Experts are now concerned about increasing resistance of strep throat to macrolides...erythromycin, clarithromycin, azithromycin.

Until recently there has been very little antibiotic-resistant group A streptococcus in the U.S.

But now almost 50% of group A strep in some areas are resistant to macrolides...probably due to increasing use of these antibiotics.

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