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Table 1 Total pus and/or wound discharge and cultured positivity rate at Gondar University Hospital, 2009-2012

From: Bacterial isolates and their antibiotic susceptibility patterns among patients with pus and/or wound discharge at Gondar university hospital

Year assessed Type of sample (%) Culture status (%)  
Wound swab Pus/discharge Positive Negative Total
Year 2009 114 (72.6) 43 (27.4) 116 (73.9) 41 (26.1) 157 (100)
2010 148 (73.3) 54 (26.7) 144 (71.3) 58 (28.7) 202 (100)
2011 96 (61.9) 59 (38.1) 102 (65.8) 53 (34.2) 155 (100)
2012 62 (54.4) 52 (45.6) 79 (69.3) 35 (30.7) 114 (100)
  Total 420 (66.9) 208 (33.1) 441 (70.2) 187 (29.8) 628 (100)