Antibiotic Resistance Patterns of Bacterial Isolates from Blood in San Francisco County, California, 1996-1999
Susan S. Huang*† , Brian J. Labus†‡, Michael C. Samuel†‡, Dairian T. Wan†, and Arthur L. Reingold†‡
Author affiliations: *University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA; †California Department of Health Services, San Francisco, California, USA; ‡University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA;
Figure 1. All bacterial species that were isolated from blood in >100 persons, January 1996 through March 1999, all hospitals in San Francisco County, California. Each bar is divided by yearly totals. Total number of isolates obtained during the study period is given above each bar. MRSA = methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; VRE = vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus.
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