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Volume 7, Number 3—June 2001

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Decreased Susceptibility to Ciprofloxacin in Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi, United Kingdom

E. John ThrelfallComments to Author  and Linda R. Ward
Author affiliations: Central Public Health Laboratory, London, United Kingdom

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Table 2

Phage types in Salmonella Typhi isolates with decreased susceptibility to ciprofloxacin (CpL), U.K., 1991-99

Phage types
Year CpL E1 M1 E9 Others Country of origin (no.)
1991 2 2 0 0 0 India (1), Nepal (1)
1992 1 0 0 0 1 (B2) India (1)
1993 1 0 0 0 1 (E14) Bangladesh (1)
1994 5 5 0 0 0 India (3), Nepal (1), Bangladesh (1)
1995 8 6 1 0 1 (D1) India (4), Pakistan (3), NSa (1)
1996 11 11 0 0 0 India (9), Pakistan (2)
1997 9 8 0 0 1(A) India (5), Pakistan (2), Nepal (1), NS (1)
1998 32 23 0 6 3 (G2,2;O,1) Pakistan (14), India (9), Sri Lanka (1), Bangladesh (1), NS (7)
1999 42 27 1 3 11 (UVS, 7; E7, 1; C2, 1; Vi-negative, 1) India (31), Pakistan (6), Bangladesh (1), Thailand (1), NS (3)

aNS = details of travel itinerary not provided; UVS = untypeable with the Vi typing phages.

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