TABLE 1.

Site of isolation of cefoxitin-resistant strains

Site of isolationNo. of E. coli isolates froma:
MalesFemales
Blood (n = 18)135
Wound (n = 12)111
Abscess (n = 1)10
Urine or urinary tract (n = 162)61101
Upper respiratory tract (n = 7)52
Lower respiratory tract (n = 3)21
Other (n = 6)42
    Total97112
  • a A total of 209 cefoxitin-resistant E. coli isolates recovered from 232 reported sites of isolation.