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Table 2 Antibiotic susceptibility patterns of isolates from pus and/or wound discharge for commonly used antibiotics 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

Culture results Antibiotic susceptibility patterns (%)
AMP CRO CAF CIP E CN MET NOR PG SXT TTC VAN NA
Susceptible 151 (40.2) 312 (81.7) 240 (83.3) 305 (76.3) 165 (65.2) 192 (93.7) 30 (69.8) 194 (74.6) 116 (48.3) 140 (40.9) 101 (33.8) 20 (66.7) 31 (53.4)
Resistance 225 (59.8) 70 (18.3) 48 (16.7) 95 (23.7) 88 (34.8) 13 (6.3) 13 (30.2) 66 (25.4) 124 (51.7) 202 (59.1) 198 (66.2) 10 (33.3) 27 (46.6)
Total 376 (100) 382 (100) 288 (100) 400 (100) 253 (100) 205 (100) 43 (100) 260 (100) 240 (100) 342 (100) 299 (100) 30 (100) 58 (100)
  1. AMP = Ampicillin, CRO = Ceftriaxone, CAF = Chloramphinicol, CIP = Ciprofloxacin, E = Erytromycin, CN = Gentamycin; MET = Methicillin, NOR = Norfloxacin, PG = Penicillin, SXT = Cotrimoxazole; TTC = Tetracycline; VAN = Vancomycin, NA = Nalidixic acid.