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Table 13 Ranks of resistance rates in China, U.S. and Kuwait, 2001(Rank correlations at bottom of table)

From: Antibiotic resistance as a global threat: Evidence from China, Kuwait and the United States

Bacterium(a) Antibiotic(s) China U.S. Kuwait
SAU Methicillin 3 2 11
SPN Erythromycin 1 4 4
  Cefotaxime 21 5 14
Enterococcus spp Vancomycin 20 7 17
ECO Ceftazidime 15 17 13
  Cefotaxime 8 18 15
  Ceftriaxone 6 19 16
  Ciprofloxacin/Ofloxacin 2 13 3
PAE Ceftazidime 11 8 2
  Ciprofloxacin/Ofloxacin 5 3 1
KPN Ceftazidime 16 9 7
  Cefotaxime 12 10 8
  Ceftriaxone 7 11 9
  Ciprofloxacin 9 6 6
Salmonella spp Amoxicillin-clavulanate 13 12 12
  Ceftriaxone 19 20 18
  Ciprofloxacin 22 21 10
  TMP/SMX 23 14 19
  Gentamicin 14 15 20
Shigella spp Amoxicillin-clavulanate 4 16 5
  Ceftriaxone 17 23 21
  Ciprofloxacin 18 24 22
  TMP/SMX 24 1 23
  Gentamicin 10 22 24
Correlation Coefficients CHN_US: 0.18 US_KW: 0.46 CHN_KW: 0.60