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Volume 11, Number 1—January 2005


Fluoroquinolone-resistant Salmonella Paratyphi A

Takuya Adachi*Comments to Author , Hiroko Sagara*, Kenji Hirose†, and Haruo Watanabe†
Author affiliations: *Yokohama Municipal Citizen’s Hospital, Yokohama, Japan; †National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

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MICs of antimicrobial agents for the isolate of Salmonella enterica serovar Paratyphi A*

MIC (µg/mL)
Antimicrobial agent Etest Broth microdilution
Ampicillin 4 ND
Chloramphenicol 16 ND
Gentamicin 0.06 ND
Kanamycin 1 ND
Streptomycin 0.75 ND
Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim 0.5 ND
Tetracycline 8 ND
Cefoperazon 1.5 ND
Cefotaxime 0.38 ND
Ceftriaxone 0.19 ND
Imipenem 0.19 ND
Aztreonam 0.125 ND
Fosfomycin 64 ND
Nalidixic acid >256 ND
Norfloxacin >256 1024
Ofloxacin >32 256
Sparfloxacin >32 256
Ciprofloxacin >32 128
Levofloxacin ND 128
Tosufloxacin ND 128

*ND, no data.

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