• Vol. 46 No. 7
  • 15 July 2017

Assessment of Genotypic Macrolide Resistance among Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infections in Children in Singapore

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Mycoplasma pneumoniae belongs to the class Mollicutes and is a small bacterium without a cell wall that is a common cause of community-acquired pneumonia in adults and children. Due to its unique physical structure, M. pneumoniae is resistant to cell wall-targeting agents, such as beta-lactam antibiotics.

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