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Table 5 Pooled antibiotic resistance rates of Streptococcus pneumoniae among Chinese children under 5 years old

From: Serotype distribution and antimicrobial resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae causing invasive diseases in China: a meta-analysis

AntibioticsIncluded studiesPositive casesTotal casesRate(95% CI)
Penicillin340783445.1 (18.5–71.7)
Amoxicillin clavulanic acid319583423.3 (20.4–26.2)
Ceftriaxone321183422.5 (15.3–29.7)
Chloramphenicol17945117.5 (14.0–21.0)
Erythromycin371383487.8 (74.8–99.3)
Clindamycin370583484.2 (71.2–97.1)
Sulfamethoxazole366083483.9 (68.6–99.2)
Tetracycline263177378.9 (45.6–99.3)
PNSP352083460.0 (17.2–89.4)
  1. PNSP Penicillin-Non-susceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae