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Table 2 Multi-drug resistant bacteria isolated from surgical site infections

From: Predominance of multi-drug resistant bacterial pathogens causing surgical site infections in Muhimbili national hospital, Tanzania

Bacteria Classes of antimicrobial resisted to N(%) Average N(%)
R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8
K. pneumoniae - 1(6.2) 2(12.5) 3(18.8) 8(50) - 14(87.5)
E. coli - 1(7.1) 1(7.1) 2(15.4) 9(62.9) - 13(100)
P. mirabilis - - 1(6.3) 2(12.5) 9(56.2) - 12(75)
A. baumannii 1(6.6) 1(6.6) - 2(13.3) 11(73.3) - 15(100)
P. aeruginosa 1(4) - - - - - 1(4)
P. stuartii - 2(28.6) - 4(57.1) 1(14.3) - 7(100)
Other GNR - - 2(12.5) 3(18.7) 6(37.5) - 11(36.6)
S. aureus 1(5.5) - 2(11.1) 3(16.6) - 2(11.1) 8(44.4)
CONS 2(20) 4(40) - - - 2(20) 8(80)
E. faecalis 1(20) - 2(40) 1(20) - - 4(80)
Total 6(4) 9(6.1) 9(6.1) 20(13.6) 16(10.8) 33(22.4) 93(63)
  1. Key: R3- R7 = resistant to 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 classes of antimicrobials tested. Other GNR = (M.morgannii, P.vulgaris, Enterobacter spp, Citrobacter spp).