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First report of molecular detection of fluoroquinolone resistance-associated gyrA mutations in multidrug-resistant clinical Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in Kuwait

By Noura M Al-Mutairi, Suhail Ahmad and Eiman Mokaddas
Topics: Short Report
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