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Table 1 Antibiotic susceptibility of Enterobacter species causing bacteraemia

From: Risk factors for relapse or persistence of bacteraemia caused by Enterobacter spp.: a case–control study

Species % Isolates (Number) % Susceptibility (number tested)
CRO GENT TZP TIM CAZ FEP SXT CIP IMI MER
Enterobacter cloacae 76.7 65.6 81.1 77.8 60.7 57.6 94.8 74.3 94.3 100 98.1
(122) (122) (122) (63) (107) (85) (96) (113) (122) (41) (105)
Enterobacter aerogenes 19.5 74.2 100 76.9 78.6 88.2 100 100 96.8 100 100
(31) (31) (31) (13) (28) (17) (27) (29) (31) (8) (29)
Other Enterobacter spp. 3.8 66.7 83.3 100 75 50 100 83.3 100 100 80
(6) (6) (6) (3) (4) (4) (4) (6) (6) (2) (5)
All species 100 67.3 84.9 78.5 64.7 62.3 96.1 79.7 95 100 97.8
(159) (159) (159) (79a) (139) (106) (127) (148) (159) (51) (139)
  1. CRO ceftriaxone, GENT gentamicin, TZP piperacillin-tazobactam, TIM ticarcillin-clavulanate, CAZ ceftazidime, FEP cefepime, CIP ciprofloxacin, MER meropenem, IMI imipenem, SXT trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole
  2. aLimited number of isolates as not routinely tested in all labs until 2010