Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 2007; 9(2):187-192
Susceptibility testing of 268 clinical strains of H. influenzaе isolated from children in Yekaterinburg during 2000–2005 was performed by disc diffusion method. Resistance to ampicillin was 13%, to II generation cephalosporins – 3%. There was the fist report in Yekaterinburg on isolation of BLNAR strains with the rate of 2.5%. Nonsusceptible to tetracycline were 37.3% of strains. To chloramphenicol 78.5% of strains remain susceptible, to co-trimoxazole – 89.1%, to rifampicin – 96.9%. There was one strain resistant to fluoroquinolones.