Reduced Fluoroquinolone Susceptibility in Salmonella enterica Serotypes in Travelers Returning from Southeast Asia
Antti Hakanen*† , Pirkko Kotilainen†, Pentti Huovinen*, Hans Helenius‡, and Anja Siitonen§
Author affiliations: *National Public Health Institute, Turku, Finland;; †Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland;; ‡Turku University, Turku, Finland;; §National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
Figure. Percentage of Salmonella isolates with reduced ciprofloxacin susceptibility (MIC >0.125 µg/mL) of domestic (Finnish) origin (A), from Finnish travelers (B), and from Finnish travelers returning from Thailand (C), according to year. Bars represent observed percentages; the continuous curve represents the predicted trend of logistic model for the percentages; the dashed curves are 95% confidence intervals for the predictions.
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