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Volume 9, Number 10—October 2003

Letter

Antimicrobial Drug-resistant Salmonella Typhimurium (Reply to Helms)

Jan Dahl*Comments to Author 
Author affiliation: *Danish Bacon and Meat Council, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Table 1

Table

  Resistant
Susceptible
p value
Deaths/cases RRb (95% CI) Deaths/cases RRb (95% CI)
Penta with and without quinolone
12/283
4.8 (2.2 to 10.5)
47/1,764
2.1 (1.5 to 2.9)
0,06
Penta with quinolone
5/40
13.1 (3.3 to 51.9)
47/1,764
2.1 (1.5 to 2.9)c
0,01d
Penta without quinolone 7/243 2.9 (1.1 to 7.9) 47/1764 2.1 (1.5 to 2.9)c 0,55cd

 

aRR, relative risk; CI, confidence interval.
bAdjusted for coexisting conditions.
cCompared to the non-penta group.
dApproximations based on the parameters from the table.

 

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