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Table 2 The distribution of antibiotic resistance of H. pylori Nepalese isolated strains by sex and age

From: Emerging Helicobacter pylori levofloxacin resistance and novel genetic mutation in Nepal

Antibiotic All patients Sex Age (years)
Female Male <29 30–39 40–49 50–59 >60
(n = 42) (n = 26) (n = 16) (n = 10) (n = 7) (n = 11) (n = 7) (n = 7)
AMX 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
CAM 9 (21.4) 7 (26.9) 2 (12.5) 2 (20.0) 2 (28.6) 2 (18.2) 1 (14.3) 2 (28.6)
MNZ 37 (88.1) 24 (92.3) 13 (81.3) 8 (80.0) 6 (85.7) 9 (81.8) 7 (100.0) 7 (100.0)
TNC 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
LVX 18 (42.9) 10 (38.5) 8 (50.0) 6 (60.0) 2 (28.6) 3 (27.3) 2 (28.6) 5 (71.4)
  1. Abbreviations: AMX amoxicillin, CAM clarithromycin, MNZ metronidazole, TCN tetracycline, LVX levofloxacin