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Volume 20, Number 4—April 2014


High Rates of Antimicrobial Drug Resistance Gene Acquisition after International Travel, the Netherlands

Christian J.H. von Wintersdorff, John Penders, Ellen E. Stobberingh, Astrid M.L. Oude Lashof, Christian J.P.A. Hoebe, Paul H.M. Savelkoul, and Petra F.G. WolffsComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands (C.J.H. von Wintersdorff, J. Penders, E.E. Stobberingh, A.M.L. Oude Lashof, C.J.P.A. Hoebe, P. Savelkoul, P.H.M. Wolffs); South Limburg Public Health Service, Geleen, the Netherlands (C.J.P.A. Hoebe)

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Table 5

Associations between acquisition of blaCTX-M and qnrB or qnrS during travels by 122 travelers from the Netherlands, 2010–2012

blaCTX-M acquisition qnrB acquisition, no. (%)
qnrS acquisition, no. (%)
No Yes No Yes
No 59 (70.2) 25 (29.8) 46 (54.8) 38 (45.2)
Yes 23 (60.5) 15 (39.5) 14 (39.8) 24 (63.2)

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*These authors contributed equally to this article and are co–first authors.