TABLE 2.

Comparison of erythromycin resistance and associated mechanisms of resistance in adult isolates compared to those in pediatric isolates

ParameterNo. (%) of isolates
Adults (n = 254)Pediatric population (n = 339)
Erythromycin resistance16 (6)33 (10)
Mechanism of resistance
    mefA9 (56)24 (72)
    ermTR5 (31)3 (9)
    ermB2 (13)4 (13)
Unknown2 (6)