Antimicrobial Resistance among Campylobacter Strains, United States, 1997–2001
Amita Gupta* , Jennifer M. Nelson*, Timothy J. Barrett*, Robert V. Tauxe*, Shannon P. Rossiter*, Cindy R. Friedman*, Kevin W. Joyce*, Kirk E. Smith†, Timothy F. Jones‡, Marguerit A. Hawkins§, Beletshachew Shiferaw¶, James L. Beebe#, Duc J. Vugia**, Terry Rabatsky-Ehr††, James A. Benson‡‡, Timothy P. Root§§, Frederick J. Angulo*, and for the NARMS Working Group
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA; ‡Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville, Tennessee, USA; §Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; ¶Oregon Department of Human Services, Portland, Oregon, USA; #Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, Denver, Colorado, USA; **California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California, USA; ††Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; ‡‡Georgia Department of Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; §§New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA
Figure 2. Quinolone- and fluoroquinolone-resistant Campylobacter jejuni in the United States, 1982–2001. FQ, fluoroquinolone; MN, Minnesota quinolone resistance among C. jejuni strains data (adapted from 18) NARMS, National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System. Prior survey data adapted from reference 19 and 30.
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