Ciprofloxacin-Resistant Salmonella enterica Serotype Typhi, United States, 1999–2008
Published Date:Jun 2011
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 17(6):1095-1098.
Antimicrobial Drug Resistance
DNA Topoisomerase IV
Drug Resistance, Bacterial
Gene Expression Regulation, Bacterial
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Description:We report 9 ciprofloxacin-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi isolates submitted to the US National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System during 1999-2008. The first 2 had indistinguishable pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns and identical gyrA and parC mutations. Eight of the 9 patients had traveled to India within 30 days before illness onset.
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