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Volume 10, Number 1—January 2004

Research

Ciprofloxacin-resistant Salmonella enterica Typhimurium and Choleraesuis from Pigs to Humans, Taiwan

Po-Ren Hsueh*†Comments to Author , Lee-Jene Teng*†, Sung-Pin Tseng*, Chao-Fu Chang‡, Jen-Hsien Wan†, Jing-Jou Yan†, Chun-Ming Lee†, Yin-Ching Chuang†, Wen-Kuei Huang†, Dine Yang†, Jainn-Ming Shyr†, Kwok-Woon Yu†, Li-Shin Wang†, Jang-Jih Lu†, Wen-Chien Ko†, Jiunn-Jong Wu†, Feng-Yee Chang†, Yi-Chueh Yang†, Yeu-Jun Lau†, Yung-Ching Liu†, Cheng-Yi Liu†, Shen-Wu Ho†, and Kwen-Tay Luh*†
Author affiliations: *National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan; †The Study Group of Surveillance from Multicenter Antimicrobial Resistance in Taiwan, Taipei, Taiwan; ‡Graduate Institute of Veterinary Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

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Table 2

Characteristics of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium isolates from humansa and pigs,b Taiwan

Ciprofloxacin susceptibility (N) MIC (μg/mL) (N) Mutation at Genotype: genosubtype
gyrA gene parC gene acrR gene
Ser83Phe
Asp87Gly (N) Ser83Phe Asp87Asn (N) Ser83Ph
(N)e Ser83Tyr (N) Ser80Arg (N) Glu84Lys (N) Gln78Stp (N) Arg107Cys (N)
Humans
Resistant (26) 16-64 24 2 0 0 24 2 0 0 I (26), Ia (4), Ic (5), Id (6), Ie (1), If (1), Ig (2), Ih (1), Ii (1) Ij (1), Ik (2), Il (1)
Susceptible (5) 0.03-0.25 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 IIa (1), IIb (1), III (1), IV (1), V (1)
Pigs
Resistant (2) 128 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 I (2): Ic (1), Im (1)

aN = 31.
bN = 2.

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