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Table 2 Distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae antimicrobial non-susceptibility among age groups

From: Antibiotic resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae, isolated from nasopharynx of preschool children with acute respiratory tract infection in Lithuania

Age groups in months Non-susceptibility (ns) or resistance (r) to antibiotics, n (%) MDR, n (%)
Penicillin (ns) Erythromycin (ns) Clindamycin (r) TMP-SMX (ns)
0–23a (n = 92) 18 (19.6) 21 (22.8) 19 (20.7) 25 (27.2) 14 (15.2)
24–47 (n = 199) 27 (13.6) 40 (20.1) 31 (15.6) 53 (26.6) 23 (11.6)
P value 0.186 0.593 0.283 0.923 0.382
48–71 (n = 76) 13 (17.1) 17 (22.4) 12 (15.8) 22 (28.9) 9 (11.8)
P value 0.683 0.944 0.422 0.799 0.529
Total 58 (15.8) 78 (21.3) 62 (16.9) 100 (27.3) 46 (12.5)
  1. TMP-SMX trimethoprim–sulphamethoxazole, MDR multidrug resistance
  2. aReference group for each comparison (chi-squared test)