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Table 1 Bacterial isolates in patients with external ocular infections, Gondar University Teaching Hospital, Ethiopia

From: Ocular bacterial infections and antibiotic resistance patterns in patients attending Gondar Teaching Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

  Blepharitis Conjunctivitis Blepharo-conjunctivitis External hordeolum Dacryocystitis Lid abscesses Trauma Others Total isolates
Gram-positive bacteria
 S. aureus 7(20.0) 9(25.7) 5(14.3) 1(2.6) 6(17.1) 1(2.6) 4(11.4) 2(5.7) 35(26.7)
 CNS 6(16.6) 9(25.0) 4(11.1) 1(2.8) 9(25.0) 1(2.8) 6(16.7) 36(27.5)
 S. pneumoniae   2(100.0) 2(1.5)
 S. pyogen 1(50.0) 1(50.0)) 2(1.5)
 Enterobacter species 1(4.0) 2(100.0) 2(1.5)
Gram-negative bacteria
 E. coli 1(10.0) 6(60.0) 1(10.0) 1(10.0) 1(10.0) 10(7.6)
 Klebsiella spp. 5(62.5) 1(12.5) 2(25.0) 8(6.1)
 Pseudomonas spp. 1(7.1) 7(50.0) 2(14.3) 3(21.4) 1(7.1) 14(10.7)
 Citrobacter spp. 1(25.0) 1(25.0) 1(25.0) 1(25.0) 4(3.1)
 H. influenzae 3(30.0) 4(40.0) 2(20.0) 1(10.0) 10(7.6)
 P. vulgaris 1(50.0) 1(50.0) 2(1.5)
 P. mirabilis 1(33.3) 1(33.3) 1(33.3) 3(2.3)
 Providencia spp. 1(33.3) 1(33.3) 1(33.3) 3(2.3)
Total 21(16.0) 43(32.8) 13(9.9) 2(6.5) 31(23.7) 2(6.5) 12(9.2) 7(5.3) 131(100)
  1. CNS coagulase negative Staphylococci