TABLE 2.

Species distribution of erythromycin-resistant enterococci isolated from swine

Farm (n)No. of erythromycin-resistant isolates (%)a
E. aviumE. casseliflavusE. duransE. hiraeE. faecalisE. faeciumEnterococcus species
A (124)3 (2.4)4 (3.2)67 (54.0)7 (5.6)32 (25.8)9 (7.3)2 (1.6)
B (80)0 (0)1 (1.3)7 (8.8)1 (1.3)52 (65.0)13 (16.3)6 (7.5)
C (4)0 (0)1 (25.0)0 (0)0 (0)1 (25.0)2 (50.0)0 (0)
  • a Percent erythromycin-resistant isolates by species resistance was calculated by dividing the number of erythromycin-resistant isolates per species by the total number of erythromycin isolates per farm.