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Volume 28, Number 6—June 2022

Antimicrobial-Resistant Shigella spp. in San Diego, California, USA, 2017–2020

Thaidra GaufinComments to Author , Jill Blumenthal, Claudia Ramirez-Sanchez, Sanjay Mehta, David T. Pride, Joshua Fierer, and Jeffrey D. Jenks
Author affiliations: Sansum Clinic Infectious Diseases, Santa Barbara, California, USA (T. Gaufin); University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA (J. Blumenthal, C. Ramirez-Sanchez, S. Mehta, D.T. Pride, J. Fierer); San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Diego (S. Mehta, J. Fierer); Durham County Department of Public Health, Durham, North Carolina, USA (J.D. Jenks)

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Table 2

Variables associated with Shigella flexneri and Shigella sonnei Infection, San Diego, California, USA, March 1, 2017–May 31, 2020*

Patient variable Shigella flexneri, no. (%) Shigella sonnei, no. (%) p value
HIV positive 44 (68) 21 (43) 0.008
Sexual orientation, GBM/transgender woman 45 (85) 26 (68) 0.061
HAART use by persons living with HIV 40 (91) 15 (71) 0.065
PrEP use among HIV-negative 4 (80) 4 (57) 0.408
Unhoused 6 (8) 23 (40) <0.001
Methamphetamine use 16 (23) 26 (46) 0.006
Travel 11 (15) 9 (20) 0.008

*GBM, gay and bisexual man; HAART, highly active antiretroviral therapy; PrEP, preexposure prophylaxis.

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