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Volume 10, Number 6—June 2004

Research

Limited Spread of Penicillin-Nonsusceptible Pneumococci, Skåne County, Sweden

Eva Melander*†Comments to Author , Hans-Bertil Hansson†‡, Kristina Persson†, and Håkan Ringberg†
Author affiliations: *Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden; †Malmö University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden; ‡Unit of Research and Development in Primary Health Care, Jönköping County, Sweden

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Table

Distribution of MICs of penicillin for all registered PRP cases in Skåne County per seasona

Season 0.5 mg/L
n (%) 1.0 mg/L
n (%) >2.0 mg/L
n (%)
1995–1996
217 (33)
290 (44)
151 (23)
1996–1997
132 (36)
140 (37)
102 (27)
1997–1998
189 (42)
214 (47)
52 (11)
1998–1999
124 (46)
140 (52)
4 (2)
1999–2000
183 (59)
111 (35)
18 (6)
2000–2001 124 (62) 75 (38) 0

aPRP, pneumococci with MIC >0.5 mg/L).

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