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Table 4 Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Gram negative 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 Number of resistance to antimicrobial agents (%)
SXT AMC TE CIP CN CRO AK AMP CAZ CAF
E.coli (n = 12) 04 (33.3) 3 (25) 2 (16.7) 0 (0) 1 (8.3) 3 (25) 0 (0) 8 (66.7) 1 (8.3) 2 (16.7)
K.pneumoniae (n = 19) 8 (42.1) 6 (31.6) 7 (36.8) 3 (15. 8) 3 (15.8) 15 (78.9) 2 (10.52) 18 (94.7) 2 (10.5) 6 (31.6)
Others (n = 08) 05 (62.5) 02 (25) 01 (12.5) 02 (25) 01 (12.5) 04 (50) 0 (0) 07 (87.5) 02 (25) 02 (25)
Total = 39 17 (43.58) 11 (28.2) 10 (25.6) 5 (12.8) 5 (12.8) 22 (56.4) 2 (5.1) 33 (84.6%) 5 (12.8) 10 (25.6)
  1. Key: SXT Trimethoprim- sulfamethoxazole, AMC Amoxicillin-clavulanate, TE Tetracycline, Amp Ampicillin, CIP Ciprofloxacin, CN Gentamicin, AK Amikacin, CRO Ceftriaxon, CAZ: Ceftazidamide, CAF Chloramphenicol, Others:Seratiaspecies (01), Enterobactor species (04) and K. rhinose (03)