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Volume 17, Number 10—October 2011

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CTX-M-15–producing Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli as Cause of Travelers’ Diarrhea

Elisabet Guiral, Eva Mendez-Arancibia, Sara M. Soto, Pilar Salvador, Anna Fàbrega, Joaquim Gascón, and Jordi VilaComments to Author 
Author affiliations: August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain (E. Guiral, E. Mendez-Arancibia, S.M. Soto, P. Salvador, A. Fàbrega, J. Vila); Barcelona Centre for International Health Research, Barcelona (J. Gascón); University of Barcelona, Barcelona (J. Vila)

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Table 1

Susceptibility of 5 enteroaggregative Escherichia.coli strains that produced diarrhea in patients returning from India, 2005–2006*

Strain Antimicrobial agent
AM PR AG P/T A/S FU FOX FZ PIM CTX CAZ GN AK TB F IMI ME AZ CIP NOR LEV TE SXT CL
HC19 R R R S R R I R R R R R S R S S S R R R R S R S
HC64 R R R S R R I R R R R S S R S S S R R R R R R S
HC67 R R R S R R I R R R I R R R S S S R R R R R R S
HC74 R R R S R R I R R R R S R R S S S R R R R R R R
HC76 R R I S R R S R I R S S S S S S S I R R R R R S

*AM, ampicillin; PR, piperacillin; AG, amoxiclavulanic acid/augmentin; P/T, piperacillin/tazobactam; A/S, ampicillin/sulbactam; FU, cefuroxime; FOX, cefoxitin; FZ, cefazoline; PIM, cefepime; CTX, cefotaxime; CAZ, ceftazidime; GN, gentamicin; AK, amikacin; TB, tobramycin; F, fosfomycin; IMI, imipenem; ME, meropenem; AZ, aztreonam; CIP, ciprofloxacin; NOR, norfloxacin; LEV, levofloxacin; TE, tetracycline; SXT, cotrimoxazole; CL, chloramphenicol; R, resistant; S, sensitive; I, intermediate.

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