Table 4.

Patient demographic characteristics for 38,835 MDRE. coli urinary tract isolates as reported to TSN 1 January to 30 September 2000

Patient categoryTotal no. of isolates% Isolates resistant to:% MDR isolates (no.)
AmpicillinCephalothinNitrofurantoinSXTCiprofloxacin
Gender
 Female32,99938.614.30.818.73.26.6 (2,189)
 Male4,64239.318.51.420.17.610.4 (485)
Age
 ≤17 yr5,14446.514.30.822.70.66.8 (350)
 18–65 yr19,46839.013.70.518.32.76.1 (1,193)
 >65 yr12,02933.215.81.517.37.18.7 (1,047)
Location
 Inpatient7,93640.217.51.017.55.07.6 (605)
 Outpatient30,52238.414.00.719.23.26.9 (2,105)
  • a Of the 38,835 isolates tested against all five antimicrobials, demographic data was not available for all isolates: gender was not reported for 1,194 isolates, age was not reported for 2,194 isolates, and patient location was not reported for 377 isolates.