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Table 2 Resistance to third generation cephalosporins, ciprofloxacin, and trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole among randomly selected organisms cultured from potable water in peri-urban households

From: High heterotrophic counts in potable water and antimicrobial resistance among indicator organisms in two peri-urban communities of Karachi, Pakistan

Organism Number % Resistant (n) Total
Ceftazidime Ciprofloxacin Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole  
E. coli 37 43.2 (16) 10.8 (4) 29.7 (11) 37
Enterobacter spp. 17 5.9 (1) 0 29.4 (5) 17
Klebsiella pneumoniae 56 26.8 (15) 0 8.9 (5) 56
Citrobacter spp. 3 33.3 (1) 0 0 3
Total 113 29.2 (33) 3.5 (4) 18.6 (21) 113