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Table 1 Antimicrobial Resistance patterns of S. aureus, E. coli and Enterobacter spp. among city buses surfaces in Mekelle city, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Enteric bacteria, methicillin resistant S. aureus and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns from buses surfaces in Mekelle city, Tigray, Ethiopia

Antimicrobial agent S. aureus, N = 54 E. coli, N = 8 Enterobacter spp., N = 4
R S R S R S
No (%) No (%) No (%) No (%) No (%) No (%)
Penicillin 40 (74.1) 14 (25.9)
Ampicillin 8 (100) 0 (0) 4 (100) 0 (0)
Erythromycin 6 (11.1) 48 (88.9) 0 (0) 8 (100) 0 (0) 4 (100)
Chloramphenicol 37 (68.5) 17 (31.5) 6 (75) 2 (25) 3 (75) 1 (25)
Ciprofloxacin 6 (11.1) 48 (88.9) 3 (37.5) 5 (62.5) 1 (25) 3 (75)
Cefoxitin 17 (31.5) 37 (68.5)
Cotrimoxazole 13 (24.1) 41 (75.9) 1 (12.5) 7 (87.5) 2 (50) 2 (50)
Tetracycline 3 (5.6) 51 (95.4) 6 (75) 2 (25) 0 (0) 4 (100)
  1. R resistant, S susceptible