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Volume 8, Number 2—February 2002


Current Status of Antimicrobial Resistance in Taiwan

Po-Ren Hsueh*, Cheng-Yi Liu†, and Kwen-Tay Luh*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan; †Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

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Table 1

Year of approval of selected antimicrobial agents in Taiwan

 Antimicrobial agent Year of approval
 Erythromycin 1968
Oxacillin 1970
Gentamicin 1981
Cefotaxime 1983
Amikacin 1986
Ceftazidime 1988
Imipenem 1988
Vancomycin 1983
Ciprofloxacin 1990
Cefepime 1997

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