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Table 1 List of WHO’s GLASS priority pathogens

From: Antimicrobial resistance preparedness in sub-Saharan African countries

WHO Priority Level Species Resistance pattern
Priority 1: Critical Acinetobacter baumannii Carbapenem-resistant
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Carbapenem-resistant
Enterobacteriaceae* Carbapenem-resistant, 3rd generation cephalosporin-resistant
Priority 2: High Enterococcus faecium Vancomycin-resistant
Staphylococcus aureus Methicillin-resistant, vancomycin intermediate and resistant
Helicobacter pylori Clarithromycin-resistant
Campylobacter Fluoroquinolone-resistant
Salmonella spp. Fluoroquinolone-resistant
Neisseria gonorrhoeae Third generation cephalosporin-resistant, fluoroquinolone-resistant
Priority 3: Medium Streptococcus pneumoniae Penicillin-non-susceptible
Haemophilus influenzae Ampicillin-resistant
Shigella spp. Fluoroquinolone-resistant
  1. * Enterobacteriaceae include: Klebsiella pneumonia, Escherichia coli, Enterobacter spp., Serratia spp., Proteus spp., and Providencia spp., Morganella spp. Taken from [12]