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Table 3 Resistance pattern of Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria isolated from septicemia suspected patients in Gondar University Hospital from September 1, 2004 to January 1, 2012

From: Bacterial profile and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in septicemia suspected patients attending Gondar University Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Bacterial isolates Antimicrobials
   AMP SXT TTC C CN PEN E CIP AMX CRO
   n n n n n n n n n n
   (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%)
Gram + ve CONS 12 16 22 12 9 15 9 7 8 11
   40 53.3 73.3 40 30 50 30 23.3 26.6 36.6
  S. aureus 8 10 6 4 5 10 10 5 5 6
   47 58.3 35 23.5 29.4 58.8 58.8 29.4 29.4 35.3
Gram-ve Klebsiella spp. 6 4 6 5 3 NA NA 2 5 5
   75 50 75 62.5 37.5    25 62.5 62.5
  E. coli 5 2 3 2 1 NA NA 1 1 2
   100 40 60 40 20    20 20 40
  P. aeroginosa 4 3 2 3 1 NA NA 2 2 1
   40 75 50 75 25    50 50 20
  Salmonella spp. 2 2 2 3 2 NA NA 1 2 2
   66.7 66.7 66.7 100 66.7    33.3 66.7 66.7
  1. Key:- AMX-amoxicillin, SXT-trimithoprin-sulphamethoxazole, TTC-tetracycline, C-chloramphenicol, CN-gentamycin, PEN- penicillin, E- erythromycin, CIP-ciprofloxacin, CRO-ceftriaxone , NA-Not Applicable.