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Table 2 Comparison of antibiotic resistance for Escherichia coli in the study and in routine laboratory dataa

From: Uncomplicated urinary tract infections in Swedish primary care; etiology, resistance and treatment

Antibiotic tested/resistance mechanism Resistance in primary care
No of samples
n (%)
(n = 176)
Resistance reported from the laboratoryb
No of samples
n (%)
(n = 23,179)
p-value
Mecillinam 2 (1.1) 714 (3.1) 0.18c
Nitrofurantoin 0 (0) 184 (0.8) 0.66c
Trimethoprim 30 (17.0) 4612 (19.9) 0.35d
Cefadroxil 4 (2.3) 1223 (5.3) 0.087c
Ciprofloxacin 2 (1.1) 1400 (6.0) 0.0022c
ESBL-producing 4 (2.3) 807 (3.5) 0.53c
  1. aUrine samples from women during November 2014 to March 2016
  2. bThe Department of laboratory medicine, Division of Clinical Microbiology in Lund
  3. cThe Fisher exact test
  4. dChi2 test