Lack of macrolide resistance in Chlamydia trachomatis after mass azithromycin distributions for trachoma.
- Author(s): Hong, Kevin Cyrus;
- Schachter, Julius;
- Moncada, Jeanne;
- Zhou, Zhaoxia;
- House, Jenafir;
- Lietman, Thomas M
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.3201/eid1507.081563
We investigated antimicrobial drug resistance in ocular Chlamydia trachomatis 18 months after 4 biannual communitywide distributions of antimicrobial drugs in a region of Ethiopia where ocular strains of C. trachomatis are highly endemic. We found no significant differences in susceptibilities to azithromycin and doxycycline in 6 posttreatment and 4 pretreatment samples.