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Volume 10, Number 6—June 2004

Research

Antimicrobial Resistance Incidence and Risk Factors among Helicobacter pylori–Infected Persons, United States

William M. Duck*, Jeremy Sobel*, Janet M. Pruckler*, Qunsheng Song*, David Swerdlow*, Cindy Friedman*, Alana Sulka*, Balasubra Swaminathan*, Tom Taylor*, Mike Hoekstra*, Patricia M. Griffin*, Duane Smoot†, Rick Peek‡, DavidC. Metz§, Peter B. Bloom¶, Steven Goldschmid¶, Julie Parsonnet#, George Triadafilopoulos#, Guillermo I. Perez-Perez**, Nimish Vakil††, Peter Ernst‡‡, Steve Czinn§§, Donald Dunne§§, and Ben D. Gold*
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Howard University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA; ‡Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA; §University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; ¶Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; #Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, California, USA; **New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA; ††Sinai Samaritan Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; ‡‡University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA; §§University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; ¶¶Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

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Table 3

Resistance of HARP H. pylori isolates by sitea

Location No. isolates Amoxicillin
Tetracycline
Clarithromycin
Metronidazole
Resistant to 1 agent
Resistant to >1 agent
Resistant to >1 agent
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Atlanta, GA
37
0
0
7 (19)
5 (14)
4 (11)
4 (11)
8
Nashville, TN
45
1 (2)
0
5 (11)
5 (11)
0 (24)
0
11 (22)
Galveston, TX
10
0
0
1 (10)
3 (30)
0 (40)
0
4 (24)
Philadelphia, PA
41
1 (2)
0
6 (15)
15 (37)
16 (39)
3 (7)
19 (40)
Washington, DC
93
1 (2)
0
15 (16)
31 (33)
35 (38)
6 (7)
41 (46)
Indianapolis, IN
36
0
0
3 (8)
15 (42)
18 (50)
0
18
(50)
Detroit, MI
18
0
0
3 (17)
4 (22)
3 (17)
2 (11)
5 (28)
Cleveland, OH
6
0
0
0
1 (17)
1 (17)
0
1 (17)
Milwaukee, WI
15
0
0
2 (13)
3 (20)
3 (20)
1 (7)
4 (27)
Stanford, CA
24
0
0
1 (4)
4 (17)
3 (13)
1 (4)
4 (17)
New York, NY 22 0 0 2 (9) 1 (5) 3 (14) 0 3 (40)

aN = 347; HARP, Helicobacter pylori Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring Project.

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