Table 6

Current or previous hospitalization: relationship to selected NP organisms and antibiotic resistance

Organism

No current or previous hospitalization (% organisms)

Antibiotic resistance (% tested for selected antibiotic)

P-value


S. aureus

5 (11.4%)

Cloxacillin – 4 (80%)

1

TMP-SMX – 5 (100%)

1

S. pneumoniae

12 (25%)

Penicillin – 7 (58.3%)

0.2

TMP-SMX – 8 (66.7%)

0.011

Enterobacteriaceae

6 (18.8%)

Cefotaxime 3 (50%)

1

Gentamicin 6 (50%)

0.5

TMP-SMX 6 (83.3%)

0.48


Fisher's Exact 2-tail test

Cotton et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2008 8:40   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-8-40

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