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Volume 6, Number 4—August 2000

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Drug-Resistant Salmonella enterica Serotype Paratyphi A in India

Dinesh S. Chandel, Rama ChaudhryComments to Author , Benu Dhawan, Anita Pandey, and Aparajit B. Dey

Author affiliations: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India

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Resistance pattern and ciprofloxacin MIC of Salmonella Paratyphi A isolates, New Delhi, India, 1996-1999

Drug-resistance pattern
Ciprofloxacin MIC
Cl Cz Ax Cp Cl+ Cl+ Total Range Total
Cz Cz+ (%) (mg/L) (%)
Year Strains (n) Ax
1996 10 - - - - 1 - 1 (10) <0.0025 -
1997 16 2 - - - 1 - 3 (18) <0.045 -
1998 57 - 11 - - - 3 14 (24) 0.25-1.5 12 (21)
1999a 22 - - - - 7 3 10 (45) 2.0 7 (32)

auntil July 1999.
- = sensitive range; Cl=chloramphenicol; Cz=cotrimoxazole; Ax=amoxicillin; Cp=ciprofloxacin.

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