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Table 5 Multiple drug resistance patterns of Shigella and Salmonella species isolated from diarrheal patients at Gondar teaching hospital, Gondar, Ethiopia, October 2006 to March 2007.

From: Intestinal parasitosis and shigellosis among diarrheal patients in Gondar teaching hospital, northwest Ethiopia

Types of resistance Resistant isolates No. (%)
Shigella species
Resistance to 3 antibiotics
 
   AM-SXT-TTC 21 (35)
   CAF-SXT-TTC 2 (3.3)
   AMP-CAF-TTC 1 (1.7)
Resistance to 4 antibiotics  
   AMP-CAF-SXT-TTC 19 (31.7)
   AM-SXT-TTC-CIP 1 (1.7)
Resistance to 5 antibiotics  
   AMP-CIP-GEN-SXT-TTC 2 (3.3)
Resistance to 6 antibiotics  
   AMP-GEN-SXT-TTC-CAF-CIP 2 (3.3)
Salmonella species  
Resistance to 3 antibiotics  
   AM-SXT-TTC 2(33.3)
Resistance to 4 antibiotics  
   AM-SXT-CAF-TTC 1(16.7)
   SXT-CAF-TTC-GEN 1(16.7)
  1. *: AMP: ampicillin; GEN: gentamicin; SXT: cotrimoxazole; CAF: chloramphenicol; TTC:tetracycline; CIP: ciprofloxacin