Table 2.

Resistance of clinical isolates from CF patients to conventional antimicrobial agentsa

Pathogen (no. of strains)% Resistance to:
TIMCAZMEMCIPTOBAMKSXT
P. aeruginosa (n = 24)6771ND336367ND
B. cepacia (n = 5)67100100100NDND100
S. maltophilia (n = 5)10010010080100ND100
A. xylosoxidans (n = 5)8040ND80100100ND
  • a Abbreviations: TIM, Timentin; CAZ, ceftazidime; MEM, meropenem; CIP, ciprofloxacin; TOB, tobramycin; AMK, amikacin; SXT, trimethoprim-sulfamethosoxazole; ND, not determined.