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Table 3 Antimicrobial drugs resistance pattern of gram positive bacteria identified from infected wounds in JUSH, June to December 2011

From: Multidrug-resistant bacterial isolates in infected wounds at Jimma University Specialized Hospital, Ethiopia

Bacteria Drugs No (%) resistance to Total (%)
  OX FOX OB E CD P AP DO CRO NOR CTX TS CN VA CIP C  
S .aureus (n = 73) 56 (76.7) 21 (28.8) 57 (78.1) 58 (79.4) 62 (85.0) 69 (94.5) 67 (91.8) 60 (82.2) 15 (20.5) 12 (16.4) 26 (35.6) 44 (60.3) 12 (16.5) 12 (16.4) 10 (13.7) 51 (69.9) (54.1)
CNS (n = 14) 1 (7.1) 0 (0.0) 3 (21.4) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 9 (68.3) 9 (68.3) 5 (35.7) 2 (14.3) 0 (0.0) 2 (14.3) 5 (35.7) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 4 (28.6) (17.9)
  1. Key: OX = Oxacillin, FOX = Cefoxitin, OB = Cloxacillin, E = Erythromycin, CD = Clindamycin, P = Penicillin, AP = Ampicillin, DO = Doxycycline, CRO = Ceftriaxone, NOR = Norfloxacin, CTX = Cefotaxim, TS = Cotrimoxazole, CN = Gentamycin, VA = Vancomycin, CIP = Ciprofloxacin, C = Chloramphenicol.