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Volume 10, Number 6—June 2004

Research

Antimicrobial Resistance among Campylobacter Strains, United States, 1997–2001

Amita Gupta*Comments to Author , 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

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Table 3

Trend analysis of the proportion of fluoroquinolone-resistance among Campylobacter, NARMS, 1997–2001

Y Unadjusted ORa (95% CI) AdjustedORb (95% CI)
1997c
1.0
1.0
1998
1.0 (0.6 to 1.7)
1.3 (0.7 to 2.4)
1999
1.4 (0.9 to 2.3)
2.1 (1.2 to 3.9)
2000
1.1 (0.7 to 1.8)
1.5 (0.8 to 2.8)
2001 1.6 (1.0 to 2.5) 2.5 (1.4 to 4.4)

aOR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.
bAdjusted odds ratios were calculated by using logistic regression model, which accounted for site-to-site variation in prevalence.
c1997 was the reference value.

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1This isolate was reported to be ciprofloxacin resistant in reference

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