Table 2.

Multiresistancea among S. pneumoniae isolates, 1999–2000

ResistanceNo. (%) of isolates
PenicillinErythromycinChloramphenicolTetracyclineTMP-SMX
R R S SR 125 (36.4)
R RR R R 98 (28.6)
R R S R R 81 (23.6)
R R S R S 15 (4.4)
R S RR R 13 (3.8)
R S S R R 5 (1.5)
R R R R S 5 (1.5)
R R R S R1 (0.3)
  • a Defined as intermediate or high-level resistance to penicillin plus intermediate or high-level resistance to at least two non-beta-lactam agents. Total number of isolates tested, 1,531; number multiresistant, 343 (22.4%).