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Table 2 Antibiotic susceptibility of the pathogens isolated at standard thresholds from urine culture of acute uncomplicated cystitis

From: Antibiotic treatment of acute uncomplicated cystitis based on rapid urine test and local epidemiology: lessons from a primary care series

Antibiotic Antibiotic susceptibilitya(%)
  E. coli All Gram - All Gram + All pathogens
(n = 157) (n = 178) (n = 25) (n = 203)
Amoxicillin 63 56 32 /
Amox/clav 91 88 NTb /
Ticarcillin 64 61 NT /
Ticar/clav 92 92 NT /
Piperacillin 64 61 NT /
Pip/Taz 99 99 NT /
Pivmecillinam 87 88 NT 76c
Cefalotin 63 61 NT /
Cefotaxime 99 99 NT /
Ceftazidime 99 99 NT /
Cefepime 99 99 NT /
Imipenem/cilastatin 100 100 NT /
Gentamicin 99 99 57d /
Tobramycin 99 99 NT /
Amikacin 100 100 NT /
Netilmicin 99 99 NT /
TMP-SMX 87 87 63 85
Nalidix acid 97 87 NT /
Ofloxacin 97 99 59 94
Levofloxacin 97 99 95 98
Nitrofurantoin 100 92e 100 98
Fosfomycin 99 98 27 89
Fucidic acid NT NT 58 /
Erythromycin NT NT 17 /
Lincomycin NT NT 62 /
Pristinamycin NT NT 62 /
Rifampin NT NT 61 /
Vancomycin NT NT 100 /
  1. aIntermediate strains considered resistant.
  2. bNT: not tested.
  3. cAll Gram + were considered resistant in vitro to pivmecillinam.
  4. dNatural low level resistance of Streptococcus and Enterococcus spp considered non susceptible.
  5. e Proteus spp considered naturally resistant to nitrofurantoin.