TABLE 2.

Prevalence of fluoroquinolone resistance for each target species

OrganismTotal no. of samplesNo. of positive culturesResistance profilea
Antibiotic(s)No. of samplesPrevalence (%)
Among all samplesAmong positive samples
E. coli511360Nalr Cipros356.811
Nalr Cipror428.011.4
Staphylococcus spp.
    CNS555501Cipror16830.333.5
    S. aureus55596Cipror224.022.9
    α-Hemolytic streptococci555537Levor15127.228.1
  • a Superscripts indicate resistance (r) and susceptibility (s). Nal, nalidixic acid; Cipro, ciprofloxacin; Levo, levofloxacin.