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Volume 17, Number 1—January 2011

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Streptococcus pneumoniae in Urinary Tracts of Children with Chronic Kidney Disease

Irene BurckhardtComments to Author  and Stefan Zimmermann
Author affiliations: Author affiliation: University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

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Table 1

Characteristics of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in 3 children with chronic kidney disease, Germany, 2005–2010*

Characteristic Case 1 Case 2 Case 3
Sample Blood Urine Urine Urine
Serotype
15B
15B

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19F
Optochin S S S S
Bile solubility Positive Positive Positive Positive
Oxacillin, 1 µg
S
S

S

S
Penicillin <0.03 S <0.03 S <0.03 S 0.06 S
Amoxicillin <0.25 S <0.25 S <0.25 S <0.25 S
Cefotaxime <0.5 S <0.5 S <0.5 S <0.5 S
Erythromycin <0.06 S <0.06 S <0.06 S >4.0 R
Clindamycin 0.06 S 0.06 S 0.06 S >2 R
Tetracycline <0.5 S <0.5 S <0.5 S >8 R
Levofloxacin 1 S 1 S <0.5 S 1.0 S
Meropenem <0.125 S <0.125 S <0.125 S <0.125 S
Vancomycin <0.5 S <0.5 S <0.5 S <0.5 S
Linezolid <1 S <1 S <1 S <1 S
Moxifloxacin <0.25 S <0.25 S <0.25 S <0.25 S
Cotrimoxazol 1/19 I 1/19 I ≤0.5/9.5 S <0.5/9.5 S

*Values are MICs (mg/mL). S, susceptible; R, resistant; I, intermediate.

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