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Table 5 Overall status of antibiotic resistance among the gram-positive and gram-negative isolates

From: Bacteriological profile and antibiotic susceptibility of neonatal sepsis in neonatal intensive care unit of a tertiary hospital in Nepal

Antibiotics tested Gram-negative Gram-positive
R R % R R %
Beta-lactam antibiotics
 Amoxicillin 38 100.0 7 87.5
 Oxacillin 11 91.7 8 100.0
 Cefotaxime 33 80.5 5 62.5
 Meropenem 4 11.8 2 40.0
 Piperacillin-Tazobactam 9 47.4 1 33.3
 Ampicillin-Sulbactam 2 66.7 1 100.0
 Imipenem 1 8.3
 Aztreonam 1 50.0
Non-beta-lactam antibiotics
 Amikacin 21 50.0 5 45.5
 Gentamicin 24 60.0 7 50.0
 Tobramycin 1 50.0 1 100.0
 Chloramphenicol 29 70.7 6 46.2
 Ciprofloxacin 25 62.5 8 61.5
 Ofloxacin 18 47.4 9 64.3
 Linezolid 0 0.0
 Vancomycin 2 66.7 0 0.0
 Tigecycline 3 14.3
 Cotrimoxazole 1 33.3
 Colistin 6 17.6 3 100.0
 Teicoplanin 1 50.0 87.5
  1. R Number of resistant isolates, R% Percentage of resistant isolates