Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(4): 414-416
First Case in Korea of Group B Streptococcus With Reduced Penicillin Susceptibility Harboring Amino Acid Substitutions in Penicillin-Binding Protein 2X
Ahram Yi, M.D.1, Chang-Ki Kim, M.D., Ph.D.2, Kouji Kimura, M.D., Ph.D.3, Yoshichika Arakawa, M.D., Ph.D.3, Mina Hur, M.D., Ph.D.4, Yeo-Min Yun, M.D., Ph.D.4, and Hee-Won Moon , M.D., Ph.D.4
1Department of Laboratory Medicine, Green Cross Laboratories, Yongin, Korea; 2Seoul Clinical Laboratories, Yongin, Korea; 3Department of Bacteriology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan; 4Department of Laboratory Medicine, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Corresponding author: Hee-Won Moon, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Konkuk University Medical Center, 120-1 Neungdong-ro, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul 05030, Korea
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Received: August 12, 2018; Revised: November 5, 2018; Accepted: January 4, 2019; Published online: July 1, 2019.
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