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Table 3 Resistance rates of E. coli strains according the age groups

From: Empiric antibiotic therapy in acute uncomplicated urinary tract infections and fluoroquinolone resistance: a prospective observational study

Antimicrobial Agent Age < 50 Age ≥ 50 P value
Ampicillin 54.7% 56.3% 0.880
Ampicillin-sulbactam 29.3% 40.6% 0.254
Amoxicillin-clavulonate 29.3% 40.6% 0.254
Cefuroxime 17.3% 37.5% 0.024*
Ceftriaxone 13.3% 21.9% 0.268
Fluoroquinolone 22.7% 31.3% 0.349
Gentamicin 5.8% 6.3% 0.585
TMP-SMX** 46.7% 28.1% 0.074
TMP-SMX+FQ*** 18.7% 15.6% 0.706
  1. * = P < 0.05; ** = co-trimoxazole; *** = co-trimoxazole, fluoroquinolone dual resistance
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