Azithromycin-Resistant Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi AcrB-R717Q/L, Singapore


Sophie OctaviaKa Lip ChewRaymond T P LinJeanette W P Teo


Global travel has led to intermittent importation of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi into industrialized countries. We detected azithromycin-resistant Salmonella Typhi in Singapore, of which 2 isolates were likely locally acquired. Ongoing vigilance and surveillance to minimize the public health risk for this serious pathogen is needed.

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