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Volume 14, Number 10—October 2008

Research

Endemic and Epidemic Lineages of Escherichia coli that Cause Urinary Tract Infections

Amee R. MangesComments to Author , Helen Tabor, Patricia Tellis, Caroline Vincent, and Pierre-Paul Tellier
Author affiliations: McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada (A.R. Manges, P. Tellis, C. Vincent, P.-P. Tellier); National Microbiology Laboratory, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (H. Tabor);

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Table 1

Antimicrobial drug resistance of Escherichia coli*

Characteristic
Berkeley, California, USA†
Montréal, Québec, Canada‡
p value§
Total primary E. coli
434
256

Drug No. (%) resistant
Trimethoprim-
 sulfamethoxazole 85 (20) 36 (14) 0.07
Cephalothin 11 (3) 7 (3) 0.90
Ciprofloxacin 8 (2) 11 (4) 0.06
Nitrofurantoin 0 0
Ampicillin ND 83 (32) ND
Tetracycline ND 40 (16) ND
Chloramphenicol ND 7 (3) ND
Streptomycin ND 48 (19) ND

*ND, not done.
†October 1999–January 2000 and October 2000– January 2001.
‡January 2006–January 2007
§By χ2 test.

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