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Table 4 Antimicrobial drug resistance patterns of gram negative 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 resisted to No (%) Average (%)
  AP DO CRO CTX NOR CIP CN TS C  
Proteus spp. (n = 107) 77(72.0) 80(74.8) 8(7.5) 14(13.1) 6(5.6) 8(7.5) 35(32.7) 81(75.7) 91(85.0) (39.9)
P.aeruginosa (n = 74) 72(97.3) 62(83.8) 7(9.5) 9(12.2) 5(6.8) 4(5.4) 8(10.8) 65(87.9) 55(74.3) (43.5)
Klebsiella spp. (n = 46) 32(69.6) 36(78.3) 13(28.3) 14(30.4) 13(28.3) 13(28.3) 13(28.3) 30(65.1) 32(69.6) (47.3)
E. coli (n = 30) 23(76.7) 7(23.3) 20(66.7) 20(66.7) 1(3.3) 1(3.3) 0(0.0) 6(20.0) 4(13.3) (30.4)
Citrobacter spp (n = 18) 18(100) 16(88.9) 3(16.7) 5(27.8) 2(11.1) 2(11.1) 6(33.3) 18(100) 18(100) (54.3)
Providencia spp (n = 8) 7(87.5) 4(50.0) 2(25.0) 3(37.5) 1(12.5) 1(12.5) 2(25.0) 6(75.0) 7(87.5) (45.8)
Acinetobacter spp (n = 7) 4(57.1) 3(42.9) 4(57.1) 4(57.1) 1(14.3) 1(14.3) 3(42.9) 3(42.9) 4(57.1) (42.9)
M. morganii (n = 5) 5(100) 5(100) 0(0.0) 1(20.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 2(40) 2(40.0) (33.4)
E. cloacae (n = 2) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0)
  1. Key: AP = Ampicllin, DO = Doxycyclin, CRO = Ceftriaxone, NOR = Norfloxacin, CTX = Cefotaxim, TS = Cotrimoxazole, CN = Gentamycin, CIP = Ciprofloxacin, C = Chloramphenico.