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Volume 8, Number 5—May 2002

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Increasing Quinolone Resistance in Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis

Kåre Mølbak*, Peter Gerner-Smidt*, and Henrik C. Wegener†
Author affiliations: *Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark; †Danish Zoonosis Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark;

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Prevalence of quinolone resistance in human isolates of Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis, by phage type and history of foreign travel. Denmark, 1995–2000.

Phage type No history of foreign travel Foreign travel
No. resistant (%) Total No. resistant (%) Total
1 22 (23.4) 94 11 (29.7) 37
4 7 (2.4) 292 5 (3.8) 131
6 4 (0.5) 765 0 (-) 28
6A 1 (5.9) 17 4 (22.2) 18
8 8 (1.3) 627 0 31
13A 0 (-) 9 0 4
14B 1 (20.0) 5 1 (14.3) 7
21 3 (4.9) 61 0 4
21B 0 (-) 16 0 0
25 0 (-) 19 0 0
34 0 (-) 81 0 2
Others and nontypeable 6 (3.9) 152 4 (13.8) 29
Not typed 2 (1.9) 105 2 (18.2) 11
Total 54 (2.4) 2,243 27 (8.9) 302

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