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Table 2 Ranking of macrolide nonsusceptibility among IPD isolates in Germany from 1992 to 2008 related to the sampling source (n = 11,807)

From: Macrolide susceptibility and serotype specific macrolide resistance of invasive isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Germany from 1992 to 2008

Sampling source I% R% I+R% total
(n)
Pharynx 0.0 75.0 75.0 4
Pericard 0.0 50.0 50.0 8
Mastoid 0.0 40.0 40.0 10
BAL 0.6 18.7 19.4 154
Others/unknown 0.0 18.3 18.3 131
CSF 0.2 17.7 17.8 1824
Blood 0.3 15.6 15.9 9352
Pleural fluid 0.4 14.7 15.1 252
Eye 0.0 11.1 11.1 9
Ascites 0.0 8.7 8.7 23
Joint 0.0 5.6 5.6 36
Ear 0.0 0.0 0.0 4
Total 0.3 16.0 16.3 11807