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Table 3 Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of S. pneumoniae isolated from children who attended kindergarten school owned by government at Tabor sub city, Hawassa from March 17, 2018 to May 20, 2018, (N = 68)

From: Colonization rate of Streptococcus pneumoniae, its associated factors and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern among children attending kindergarten school in Hawassa, southern Ethiopia

Antimicrobial agents Resistant Susceptible Intermediate
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Tetracycline 29 (42.6) 23 (33.8) 16 (23.6)
Erythromycin 3 (4.4) 58 (85.3) 7 (10.3)
Clindamycin 3 (4.4) 65 (95.6) 0 (0)
Rifampicin 0 (0) 67 (98.5) 1 (1.5)
Cotrimoxazole 44 (64.6) 12 (17.7) 12 (17.7)
Chloramphenicol 6 (8.8) 62 (91.2)
Oxacillin 33 (48.5) 35 (51.5)
  1. N: isolated organism; n: number; %: percentage