Table 6

Longitudinal carriage of chlorhexidine-resistant isolatesa

ParticipantRandomized to use chlorhexidineBaseline1-month follow-up3- to 4-month follow-up6-month follow-up12-month follow-up
AYesQac-negQac-negQac-posQac-negQac-neg
BYesQac-negQac-posNCQac-negNC
CYesQac-posQac-posQac-posQac-posQac-pos
DYesQac-posNCNCNCNC
EYesQac-posQac-negQac-neg--
FYesQac-posQac-posQac-pos--
  • a Qac-neg, chlorhexidine susceptible; Qac-pos, chlorhexidine resistant; NC, not colonized at this time point; -, colonization data not collected.