Abstract:Streptococcus pyogenes is responsible for a variety of infectious
diseases and immunological complications. In this study, 91 isolates of S.
pyogenes recovered from oropharynx secretions were submitted to
antimicrobial susceptibility testing, emm typing and pulsed-field
gel electrophoresis (PFGE) analysis. All isolates were susceptible to ceftriaxone,
levofloxacin, penicillin G and vancomycin. Resistance to erythromycin and clindamycin
was 15.4%, which is higher than previous reports from this area, while 20.9… Show more
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