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Isolation of High Level Macrolide Resistant Bordetella pertussis Without Transition Mutation at Domain V in Iran

Bahman Mirzaei 1 , Zakaria Bameri 1 , Ryhane Babaei 1 and Fereshteh Shahcheraghi 1 , *
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1 Department of Bacteriology, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: July 01, 2015, 8 (7); e18190
  • Published Online: July 25, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 15, 2014
  • Revised: July 31, 2014
  • Accepted: September 24, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.8(5)2015.18190

To Cite: Mirzaei B, Bameri Z, Babaei R, Shahcheraghi F. Isolation of High Level Macrolide Resistant Bordetella pertussis Without Transition Mutation at Domain V in Iran, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2015 ; 8(7):e18190. doi: 10.5812/jjm.8(5)2015.18190.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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