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Volume 19, Number 9—September 2013

Macrolide-Resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae in Humans, Ontario, Canada, 2010–2011

AliReza Eshaghi, Nader Memari, Patrick Tang, Romy Olsha, David J. Farrell, Donald E. Low, Jonathan B. Gubbay, and Samir N. PatelComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (A. Eshaghi, N. Memari, P. Tang, R. Olsha, D.J. Farrell, D.E. Low, J.B. Gubbay, S.N. Patel); University of Toronto, Toronto (D.J. Farrell, D.E. Low, J.B. Gubbay, S.N. Patel); Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto (D.E. Low, J.B. Gubbay); The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto (J.B. Gubbay)

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Table 1

Macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae identified in Ontario, Canada, 2010–2011*

Patient ID no. Age, y/sex Specimen collection date Specimen source Substitution in 23s rRNA
A2063 A2064 A2067 C2617
1 H72992–11 43/F 2011 Aug 8 SPT A/G A/G A C
2 C706158–11 10/M 2011 Aug 25 NP A/G A A C
3 K35611–11 38/F 2011 Sep 1 NP G A A C
4 C751048–11 44/F 2011 Sep 8 BAL G A A C
5 P54752–11 42/M 2011 Oct 6 NP G A A C
6 P54912–11 12/M 2011 Oct 13 NP A/G A A C
7 M29279–11 3/F 2011 Dec 9 NP G A A C
8 N223472–11 5/M 2011 Dec 14 BAL G A A C
9 N223473–11 5/M 2011 BAL A G A C
10 C34899–12 10/F 2012 Jan 20 NP G A A C
11 C63502–12 37/F 2012 Jan 23 BW A/G A A C

*ID, idenitifcation; SPT, sputum; NP, nasopharyngeal swab; BAL, bronchoavelor lavage; BW, bronchial washing.

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