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Table 4 Antimicrobial susceptibility testing results for Salmonella sp. and Plesiomonas sp.

From: Prevalence of enteric infections among hospitalized patients in two referral hospitals in Ghana

Antimicrobial agent Disk conten (μg) Inhibition zone diameter for different pathogens (mm)b
Salmonella sp. 1 Salmonella sp. 2 Plesiomonas sp. 1 Plesiomonas sp. 2
Amikacin 30 18 17 12a 12a
Ampicillin 10 8a 9a 8a 8a
Ampicillin–sulbactam 10/10 18 18 17 19
Aztreonam 30 14a 12a 13a 14a
Cefotaxime 30 28 27 30 29
Cephalothin 30 20 21 11a 12a
Chloramphenicol 30 9a 9a 15 16
Ciprofloxacin 5 12a 11a 24 23
Gentamycin 10 14 13 8a 8a
Imipenem 10 26 24 17a 15a
Nalidixic acid 30 10a 9a 9a 8a
Tetracycline 30 8a 8a 10a 9a
Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole 23.75 18 19 8a 8a
  1. aResistant
  2. bCut-off inhibition zone diameter values determined using the performance standards for antimicrobial susceptibility testing twenty-first informational supplement for CLSI [12]