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Volume 7, Number 6—December 2001

Research

Reduced Fluoroquinolone Susceptibility in Salmonella enterica Serotypes in Travelers Returning from Southeast Asia

Antti Hakanen*†Comments to Author , 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

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Table 4

Serotype distribution of 31 Salmonella isolates with reduced ciprofloxacin susceptibility (MIC >0.125 µg/mL) from Thailand related to year of isolation

Serotype 1995
(N=18/10)a 1996
(N=5/4)a 1997
(N=27/12)a 1998
(N=30/17)a 1999
(N=34/22)a Total
(N=114/31)a
S. Blockley 1 1 2 4
S. Haardt 1 2b 1 4
S. Typhimurium 6b 6
S. Rissen 2 1 3
S. Hadar 1 3 4
S. Enteritidis 2 2
S. Virchow 2b 2
S. Albany 1 1
S. Anatum 1 1
S. Mbandaka 1 1
S. Newport 1 1
S. Panama 1 1
S. Schwarzengrund 1 1
Total
1
1
6
6
17
31

aNumber of all isolates/all serotypes.
bAmong these isolates, two different resistance patterns were observed.

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