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<jats:title>ABSTRACT</jats:title> <jats:p>Etest susceptibilities to amoxicillin, chloramphenicol, and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole of 240 invasive isolates of <jats:italic>Haemophilus influenzae</jats:italic> cultured from children in rural Kenya were 66%, 66%, and 38%, respectively. Resistance increased markedly over 9 years and was concentrated among serotype b isolates. In Africa, the increasing cost of treating resistant infections supports economic arguments for prevention through conjugate <jats:italic>H. influenzae</jats:italic> type b immunization.</jats:p>

Original publication

DOI

10.1128/aac.49.7.3021-3024.2005

Type

Journal article

Journal

Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

Publisher

American Society for Microbiology

Publication Date

07/2005

Volume

49

Pages

3021 - 3024