Table 1.

Identification to the species level and characterization of 22 erythromycin-resistant AG strains

SpeciesNo. of strainsa with:Total
erm(B)erm(TR)mef(A)-mef(E)No resistance gene
S. anginosus 10b 2c 2d 2c 16
S. constellatus 4b 1b 5
S. intermedius 1b 1
 Total1522322
  • a In none of the strains waserm(A) or erm(C) detected.

  • b MLSBc phenotype.

  • c MLSBi phenotype.

  • d M phenotype.