Table 3.

Antibiotic-resistant S. pneumoniae serotypes isolated in Santiago, Chilea,b

SerotypeNo. of isolates with serotypePenicillinCefotaximec(intermediate resistance)Chloramphenicolc(intermediate resistance)
Intermediate resistanceHigh resistance
No.%No.%No.%No.%
6A151173000000
6B231148313313417
148562112338225
19F161275000000
23F5120480360240
  • a Only serotypes with antibiotic resistance are included in this table. All other serotypes were sensitive to all antibiotics tested. No S. pneumoniaeisolates from Temuco were resistant.

  • b Resistance to vancomycin was also tested for all isolates. None was resistant.

  • c Only intermediate resistance was detected to cefotaxime and chloramphenicol.