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Volume 5, Number 6—December 1999

Antimicrobial Resistance with Streptococcus pneumoniae in the United States, 1997–98

Gary V. DoernComments to Author , Angela B. Brueggemann, Holly Huynh, Elizabeth Wingert, and Paul Rhomberg
Author affiliations: University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA

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Table 4

Frequency of isolation of strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae with various patterns of antimicrobial resistancea

Pattern of resistanceb
Penicillin Erythromycin Tetracycline TMP/ SMX Chloramphenicol No.
R S S S S 94
R S S R S 111
R S S R R 1
R S R S S 4
R S R R S 8
R S R R R 15
R R S S S 9
R R S R S 75
R R S R R 3
R R R S S 10
R R R R S 57
R R R R R 87

aTotal number of isolates tested = 1,601.
bResistance includes both intermediate and resistant strains.
R, resistant; S, susceptible; TMP/SMX, trimethoprim/ sulfamethoxazole.

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