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Volume 15, Number 3—March 2009

Integron-mediated Multidrug Resistance in a Global Collection of Nontyphoidal Salmonella enterica Isolates

Mary G. Krauland, Jane W. Marsh, David L. Paterson, and Lee H. HarrisonComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (M.G. Krauland, J.W. March, D.L. Paterson, L.H. Harrison); University of Queensland, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (D.L. Paterson)

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Table 3

Source and ACSSuT resistance in a global collection of Salmonella enterica isolates*

Source Total no. isolates No. (%) ACSSuT-resistant isolates
Argentina 148 0
Australia 146 0
Belgium 66 0
Canada 144 0
Denmark 153 8 (5.2)
Germany 150 1 (0.7)
Italy 156 3 (1.9)
Philippines 67 6 (8.9)
Spain 151 8 (5.3)
South Africa 160 30 (18.8)
Taiwan 150 29 (19.3)
United States/ACHD 179 8 (4.5)
United States/CDC 150 1 (0.7)
10 (10.0)
Total 1,920 104 (5.4)

*ACSSuT, ampicillin, chloramphenicol, streptomycin, sulfamethoxazole, and tetracycline; ACHD, Allegheny County Health Department; CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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