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Volume 20, Number 4—April 2014

Travel-associated Antimicrobial Drug–Resistant Nontyphoidal Salmonellae, 2004–2009

Russell S. Barlow, Emilio E. DeBessComments to Author , Kevin L. Winthrop, Jodi A. Lapidus, Robert Vega, and Paul R. Cieslak
Author affiliations: Oregon Health Authority, Portland, Oregon USA (R.S. Barlow, E.E. DeBess, P.R. Cieslak); Oregon Health and Science University, Portland (R.S. Barlow, K.L. Winthrop, J.A. Lapidus); Oregon State Public Health Lab, Hillsboro, Oregon, USA (R. Vega)

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Table 1

Frequencies of antimicrobial drug resistance among 2,127 Salmonella isolates, Oregon, USA, 2004–2009*

Variable Resistance, no. (%)
Ampicillin 285 (13.4)
Ceftriaxone 109 (5.1)
Chloramphenicol 177 (8.3)
Ciprofloxacin 13 (0.6)
Gentamicin 84 (4.0)
Nalidixic acid 135 (6.4)
Nitrofurantoin 283 (13.3)
Sulfamethoxazole 411 (19.3)
Tetracycline 574 (27.0)
60 (2.8)
Resistance profiles
Pansusceptible 1,213 (57.0)
CIR 347 16.3)

*CIR, clinically important resistance to >1 of the following: ampicillin, ceftriaxone, ciprofloxacin, gentamicin, or trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole.

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