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Table 8 Percentage of Enterococcus species resistant to often-tested antibiotics 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 = 370) 2000 (n = 335) 2001 (n = 322) 2002 (n = 248) 2003 (n = 212)
Ampicillin 1 1 3 2 0
Erythromycin 59 78 77 75 92
Gentamicin 26 36 61 52 98
Nitrofurantoin 2 2 2 36 86
Norfloxacin 36 47 47 NT NT
Penicillin 16 38 35 53 85
Teicoplanin 0 0 0 1 0
Vancomycin 1 0 0 2 0
  1. NT = not tested