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Table 2 Data on isolated bacteria in nasopharyngeal cultures of children 0-10 years during November 2013-April 2014 and November 2014-April 2015, in the study and in routine laboratory data

From: Children with respiratory tract infections in Swedish primary care; prevalence of antibiotic resistance in common respiratory tract pathogens and relation to antibiotic consumption

  Our data (primary care) Routine laboratory data (primary care and hospital care)
Number of cultures 340 1854
Streptococcus pneumoniae 86 (25%) 468 (25%)
 PNSPa (MIC ≥ 0.125 mg/L) 5 (6%)
All with MIC = 0.125 mg/L
47 (10%)
Of which:
32 MIC = 0.125 mg/L
6 MIC = 0.25 mg/L
4 MIC = 0.5 mg/L
4 MIC = 1 mg/l
1 MIC = 2 mg/L
 Erythromycin resistant 4 (5%) 32 (7%)
 Clindamycin resistant 3 (3%) 25 (5%)
 Tetracycline resistant 4 (5%) 23 (5%)
 Trimethoprim resistant 7 (8%) 53 (11%)
Haemophilus influenzae 129 (38%) 747 (40%)
 Beta-lactamase producing 21 (16%) 96 (13%)
 BLNARb 16 (12%) 57 (8%)
Moraxella catarrhalis 185 (54%) 1524 (82%)
Group A streptococci 24 (7%) 138 (7%)
  1. apenicillin non-susceptible pneumococci
  2. bBeta-lactamase negative ampicillin resistant Haemophilus influenzae