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Volume 20, Number 5—May 2014

Letter

Ciprofloxacin-Resistant Salmonella enterica Serotype Kentucky Sequence Type 198

Regan Rickert-Hartman and Jason P. FolsterComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Patient and isolate information for 6 cases of infection with ciprofloxacin-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Kentucky sequence type 198 detected by the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System, United States, 2009–2012*

Isolate ID Patient age, y/sex Patient race Patient travel history Year specimen collected Specimen type Antimicrobial resistance†
AM41047 <1/F Black Ethiopia 2009 Stool AMP, FIS, GEN, NAL, STR, TET
AM45820 54/F Unknown Unknown 2010 Urine AMP, COT, FIS, GEN, NAL, STR, TET
AM47052 56/F Asian India 2011 Urine AMP, FIS, GEN, NAL, STR, TET
2012AM-1081 2/F Asian India 2012 Stool AMP, NAL
AM50773 37/M Asian India 2012 Stool AMP, AUG, FIS, GEN, NAL, STR, TET
2012AM-0353 42/F White Saudi Arabia 2012 Urine AMP, FIS, FOX, KAN, NAL, STR, TET

*ID, identification; AMP, ampicillin; AUG, amoxicillin-clavulanic acid; COT, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole; FIS, sulfisoxazole; FOX, cefoxitin; GEN, gentamicin; KAN, kanamycin; NAL, nalidixic acid; STR, streptomycin; TET, tetracycline.
†Resistance of isolate from infected patient to antimicrobial agents other than ciprofloxacin.

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