TABLE 1

Prevalence of phenotypically resistant E. coli found in fecal samples from children and domestic animals

Antimicrobial(s)No. (%) of samples from:Chi-square
testa
P valuea
Children
(n = 63)
Domestic animals
(n = 174)
Amoxicillin-clavulanate6 (9.5)4 (2.3)5.9700.015
Ampicillin31 (49.2)35 (20.1)19.480<0.001
Cefotaxime4 (6.4)10 (5.8)0.0300.862
Cephalothin20 (31.8)40 (23.0)1.8760.171
Chloramphenicol6 (9.5)32 (18.4)2.7010.100
Ciprofloxacin4 (6.4)16 (9.2)0.4850.486
Gentamicin2 (3.2)2 (1.2)1.1430.285
Imipenem0 (0)2 (1.2)
Streptomycin26 (41.3)31 (17.8)13.929<0.001
Sulfisoxazole31 (49.2)42 (24.1)13.637<0.001
Tetracycline32 (50.8)69 (39.7)2.3470.126
Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole27 (42.9)36 (20.7)11.646<0.001
  • a Values in boldface are statistically significant (P < 0.05).