Genomic characterisation of a multidrug-resistant Mycoplasma hominis isolate recovered from a synovial fluid sample in China

ConclusionThis study reports the first genome sequence of a multidrug-resistant M. hominis isolate in China. These data may help to understand the genomic features and antimicrobial resistance mechanisms of this pathogen.
Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

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