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Table 3 Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Gram positive bacteria from blood cultures in neonatal sepsis, University of Gondar Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, September/2015 to May/2016

From: Bacterial etiologic agents causing neonatal sepsis and associated risk factors in Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia

Bacterial isolates Resistance rate N (%)
P AMP OXA CXT SXT CIP CRO TE CAF E CN DA
S. aureus(n = 49) 25 (51) 20 (41) 13 (27) 13 (27) 18 (37) 10 (20) 12 (24.5) 16 (33) 15 (30.6) 18 (37) 19 (38.8) 04 (8.1)
CoNs (n = 26) 17 (65) 10 (38) 10 (38) 10 (38) 12 (46) 05 (19) 08 (30.8) 11 (42) 10 (38) 11 (42) 14 (53.8) 02 (7.7)
S.pyogenes(n = 6) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (17) 1 (17) 4 (67) 1 (17) 2 (33.3) 1 (17) 1 (17) 1 (17) 2 (33.3) 1 (17)
Total = 81 42 (52) 30 (37) 24 (30) 24 (30) 34 (42) 16 (20) 22 (27.2) 28 (34) 22 (27) 30 (37) 28 (35) 07 (8.6)
  1. Keys: CoNS Coagulase negative Staphylococcus DA Clindamycin, CXT Cefoxitin, E Erythromycin, OXA Oxacillin, P penicillin, SXT Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, TE Tetracycline, Amp Ampicillin, CRO Ceftriaxon, CAF Chloramphenicol, CN Gentamicin, CIP Ciprofloxacin