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Salmonella Typhi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Fluoroquinolone Decreased Susceptibility on the Rise

  • Octavie Lunguya,

    Affiliations: National Institute for Biomedical Research, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, University Hospital of Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Veerle Lejon mail,

    vlejon@itg.be

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

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  • Marie-France Phoba,

    Affiliations: National Institute for Biomedical Research, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, University Hospital of Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Sophie Bertrand,

    Affiliation: Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium

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  • Raymond Vanhoof,

    Affiliation: Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium

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  • Jan Verhaegen,

    Affiliation: University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

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  • Anthony Marius Smith,

    Affiliation: Centre for Enteric Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Karen Helena Keddy,

    Affiliation: Centre for Enteric Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum,

    Affiliations: National Institute for Biomedical Research, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, University Hospital of Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Jan Jacobs

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

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  • Published: November 15, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001921

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