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Table 1 Travel history and frequency of antimicrobial resistance of Shigella isolates in Alberta, 2002-2007A

From: Laboratory based surveillance of travel-related Shigella sonnei and Shigella flexneri in Alberta from 2002 to 2007

  North America Central America South America Africa Middle East Indian subcontinent Far East Asia Unknown Western Hemisphere Eastern Hemisphere
Shigella flexneri N = 14 N = 53 N = 6 N = 27 N = 2 N = 37 N = 8 N = 17 N = 73 N = 74
  n(%) n(%) n(%) n(%) n(%) n(%) n(%) n(%) n(%) n(%)
Streptomycin 7(50) 30(57) 3(50) 12(44) 2(100) 32(86) 6(75) 14(82) 40(55) 52(70)
Ampicillin 7(50) 39(74) 4(67) 22(81) 2(100) 23(62) 7(88) 14(82) 50(68) 54(73)
Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole 7(50) 21(40) 3(50) 17(63) 2(100) 26(70) 6(75) 14(82) 31(42) 51(69)
Sulfisoxazole 7(50) 25(47) 3(50) 21(78) 2(100) 26(70) 8(100) 14(82) 35(48) 57(77)
Chloramphenicol 8(57) 35(66) 4(67) 22(81) 2(100) 24(65) 6(75) 12(71) 47(64) 54(73)
Ciprofloxacin 1(7) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 7(19)1 0(0) 0(0) 1(1) 7(9)
Nalidixic acid 1(7) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 21(57) 0(0) 3(18) 1(1) 21(28)
Tetracycline 13(93) 51(96) 6(100) 25(93) 2(100) 37(100) 6(75) 17(100) 70(96) 70(95)
Shigella sonnei N = 35 N = 87 N = 14 N = 16 N = 2 N = 25 N = 12 N = 31 N = 136 N = 55
Gentamicin 0(0) 0(0) 1(7) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 1(3) 1(1) 0(0)
Streptomycin 34(97) 71(82) 7(50) 16(100) 2(100) 24(96) 10(83) 25(81) 109(80) 52(95)
Ampicillin 8(23) 30(34) 9(64) 1(6) 0(0) 1(4) 2(17) 19(61) 47(35) 4(7)
Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 1(3) 0(0) 0(0)
Ceftiofur 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 2(6) 0(0) 0(0)
Ceftriaxone 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 2(6) 0(0) 0(0)
Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole 26(74) 62(71) 14(100) 16(100) 2(100) 24(96) 11(82) 19(61) 99(73) 53(96)
Sulfisoxazole 30(86) 64(74) 14(100) 15(94) 2(100) 25(100) 10(83) 24(77) 105(77) 52(95)
Chloramphenicol 1(3) 0(0) 8(57) 0(0) 0(0) 1(4) 1(8) 0(0) 9(7) 2(4)
Ciprofloxacin 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0)
Nalidixic acid 4(11) 4(5) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 20(80) 0(0) 5(16) 8(6) 20(36)
Tetracycline 23(66) 57(66) 7(50) 15(94) 2(100) 25(100) 9(75) 14(45) 91(67) 51(93)
  1. AData for antimicrobial susceptible isolates are not shown