Shigella spp. Antimicrobial Drug Resistance, Papua New Guinea, 2000–2009

were 33% and 46%, respectively, before 2002 and 73% and 79% in 2003– 2004 (7) and thus similar to those in our study. In addition, resistances to ciprofl oxacin and ceftriaxone were <10%. Multidrug resistance (resistance to ampicillin, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, and chloramphenicol) was observed in 63% of children in our study, compared with 7% in India… CONTINUE READING