Table 4.

Antibiogram of S. marcescens susceptibilities at three different Army medical facilities, in Pierce County, WA, from two MYSTIC surveys, and from the TEST survey

Antibiotic% Susceptibility h (n)
Madigan Healthcare System (110) a Pierce County, WA (339) b Tripler Army Medical Center (138) c Walter Reed Army Medical Center (29) d MYSTIC Program European data (195) e TEST U.S. data (427) f MYSTIC Program U.S. data (145) g
Amikacin98NR100100NR98.6NR
Cefepime100NR100100NR96.097.9
Ceftazidime1001009910093.992.398.6
Ceftriaxone97989997NR91.895.9
Ciprofloxacin9591949092.3NR91.7
Gentamicin98999910096.7NRNR
Imipenem979810010099.510097.2
Levofloxacin100959897NR93.795.9
Meropenem100NRNRNR10098.397.2
Piperacillin-tazobactam9798979588.795.893.8
Tobramycin9697917991.5NR91.7
Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole1009798NRNRNRNR
  • a Combined data for 2008 to 2010. Madigan Healthcare System is located in Tacoma, WA.

  • b 2009 data.

  • c Combined data for April 2009 to April 2011. Tripler Army Medical Center is located in Honolulu, HI.

  • d 2010 data. Walter Reed Army Medical Center is located in Washington, DC.

  • e 2007 data on European medical centers from the MYSTIC Program (386). Data are for the following Serratia species: S. marcescens (170 isolates), S. liquefaciens (19 isolates), unidentified Serratia species (3 isolates), S. fonticola (2 isolates), and S. odorifera (1 isolate).

  • f 2007 data on U.S. medical centers from the Tigecycline Evaluation and Surveillance Trial (TEST) (114).

  • g 2008 data on U.S. medical centers from the MYSTIC Program (318). Data are for the following Serratia species: S. marcescens (119 isolates), S. liquefaciens (5 isolates), and unidentified Serratia species (21 isolates).

  • h NR, not reported.