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Table 2 Multi-drug resistance nature of S. aureus isolates at Adigrat and Wukro hospitals, Tigray, Northern Ethiopia September–December 2016

From: Nasal carriage, risk factors and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus among healthcare workers in Adigrat and Wukro hospitals, Tigray, Northern Ethiopia

  Antibiotics Number (%)
For three PEN, AMP, CXT 2 (9.2%)
PEN, ERY, TTC 1 (4.54%)
PEN, ERY, AK 1 (4.54%)
PEN, TTC, AK 1 (4.54%)
For four PEN, ERY, TTC, AK 1 (4.54%)
PEN, AMP, TTC, CXT 1 (4.54%)
PEN, AMP, TTC, CXT 1 (4.54%)
For six PEN, DA, TS, CIP, TTC, AK 1 (4.54%)
PEN, GM, TS, CIP, TTC, AK 1 (4.54%)
PEN, AMP, TS, TTC, AK, CXT 1 (4.54%)
For seven PEN, DA, ERY, GM, TS, CIP, CHL 1 (4.54%)
PEN, AMP, ERY, GM, TS, CIP, CXT 1 (4.54%)
For eight PEN, ERY, GM, TS, CIP, CHL, TTC, AK 1 (4.54%)
PEN, AMP, ERY, GM, TS, CIP, TTC, CXT 1 (4.54%)
PEN, AMP, ERY, GM, TS, CHL, AK, CXT 1 (4.54%)
PEN, AMP, DA, ERY, CIP, TTC, AK, CXT 1 (4.54%)
PEN, AMP, ERY, GM, TS, CIP, TTC, CXT 1 (4.54%)
PEN, AMP, ERY, GM, TS, TTC, AK, CXT 1 (4.54%)
PEN, AMP, ERY, GM, TS, CIP, AK, CXT 1 (4.54%)
For ten PEN, AMP, DA, ERY, GM, TS, CHL, TTC, AK, CXT 1 (4.54%)
PEN, AMP, DA, ERY, GM, TS, CIP, CHL, TTC, CXT 1 (4.54%)
Total 22 (100%)
  1. PEN penicillin, AMP ampicillin, GM gentamycin, AK amikacin, CHL chloramphenicol, CIP ciprofloxacin, TTC tetracycline, TS cotrimoxazol, DA clindamycin, ERY erythromycin, K kanamycin, CXT cefoxitin
  2. MDR multidrug resistant; MDR definition for S. aureus percent is computed from total number of S. aureus