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Azithromycin and Ciprofloxacin Resistance in Salmonella Bloodstream Infections in Cambodian Adults

  • Erika R. Vlieghe mail,

    evlieghe@itg.be (ERV); jjacobs@itg.be (JAJ)

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp (ITM), Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Thong Phe,

    Affiliation: Sihanouk Hospital Centre of Hope (SHCH), Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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  • Birgit De Smet,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp (ITM), Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Chhun H. Veng,

    Affiliation: Sihanouk Hospital Centre of Hope (SHCH), Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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  • Chun Kham,

    Affiliation: Sihanouk Hospital Centre of Hope (SHCH), Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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  • Sophie Bertrand,

    Affiliation: Belgian Reference Center for Salmonella, Scientific Institute of Public Health (IPH), Brussels, Belgium

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  • Raymond Vanhoof,

    Affiliation: Belgian Reference Center for Salmonella, Scientific Institute of Public Health (IPH), Brussels, Belgium

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  • Lut Lynen,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp (ITM), Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Willy E. Peetermans,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium

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  • Jan A. Jacobs mail

    evlieghe@itg.be (ERV); jjacobs@itg.be (JAJ)

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp (ITM), Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Published: December 13, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001933

About the Authors

Erika R. Vlieghe, Birgit De Smet, Lut Lynen, Jan A. Jacobs
Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp (ITM), Antwerp, Belgium
Thong Phe, Chhun H. Veng, Chun Kham
Sihanouk Hospital Centre of Hope (SHCH), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Sophie Bertrand, Raymond Vanhoof
Belgian Reference Center for Salmonella, Scientific Institute of Public Health (IPH), Brussels, Belgium
Willy E. Peetermans
Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ERV BDS JAJ SB RV. Performed the experiments: ERV BDS CK SB RV. Analyzed the data: ERV JAJ SB RV CHV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BDS SB RV. Wrote the paper: ERV TP JAJ SB LL WEP.