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Table 6 Resistance trend in isolates of Salmonella spp. over 5 years in Kuwait

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

Antibiotic Percentage (%) of resistant isolates in:
  1999 (n = 216) 2000 (n = 215) 2001 (n = 129) 2002 (n = 167) 2003 (n = 165)
Amikacin 0 0 0 0 0
Ampicillin 6 12 7 25 26
Amoxicillin-clavulanate 5 10 7 2 0
Cefotaxime 0 1 0 1 0
Ceftriaxone 0 1 0 2 0
Cefuroxime 1 1 0 27 41
Cephalexin 2 10 37 57 50
Chloramphenicol 8 21 0 18 18
Ciprofloxacin 0 0 14 10 16
TMP/SMX 8 8 10 20 20
Gentamicin 6 1 0 42 42
Imipenem 0 0 0 0 0
Meropenem 0 0 0 0 0
Piperacillin 6 13 13 23 25
Piperacillin/tazobactam 0 0 0 0 0
  1. No ESBL-producing strain has been isolated so far