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Table 4 Bacterial isolates from pus and/or wound discharge based on age and sex category from patients 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

Isolates Sex Age range in year (s)
Male Female < 1 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41-50 51-60 >60 Total
S. aureus 74 71 18 32 34 36 9 13 2 1 145
CNS 23 42 5 15 8 13 10 7 3 4 65
Streptococcus spp. 24 27 4 15 7 12 3 6 1 3 51
E. coli 17 25 4 5 5 14 2 7 4 1 42
NLFGNR 11 18 5 7 2 7 4 3 1 0 29
Klebsiella spp. 9 19 3 9 5 4 3 1 1 2 28
S. pyogenes 11 10 1 2 3 11 0 4 0 0 21
Proteus spp 9 11 0 3 3 6 3 1 1 3 20
Enterobacter spp. 8 11 2 4 0 8 2 0 3 0 19
Pseudomonas spp. 6 7 2 2 3 2 2 0 1 1 13
Shigella spp. 2 6 2 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 8
Total 194 247 46 95 70 113 41 43 18 15 441
Df = 11, χ2 = 69.56, P < 0.0001 Df = 77, χ2 = 114.9, p-value = 0.003
  1. NLFGNR = Non-lactose ferment or gram negative rods.