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Table 2 Antibiotic resistance patterns of Shigella and Salmonella isolate among children aged below 5 years with diarrhoea at NEMM Hospital, Hosanna town, South Ethiopia, 2017

From: Prevalence and antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Shigella and Salmonella among children aged below five years with Diarrhoea attending Nigist Eleni Mohammed memorial hospital, South Ethiopia

Isolate No (%) of isolates resistance
n AMP GEN KAN NAL CRO SXT CAF NOR CIP
Shigella 17 14 (82.4) 13 (76.5) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (17.6) 11 (64.7) 8 (47.1) 0 (0) 3 (17.6)
Salmonella 2 2 (100) 2 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (50) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Total 19 16 (84.2) 15 (78.9) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (15.8) 12(63.2) 8 (42.1) 0 (0) 3 (15.8)
  1. Key: AMP Ampicillin, TTC Tetracycline, GEN Gentamicin, KAN kanamycin, NAL Nalidixic acid, CRO ceftiraxone, SXT Trimethoprime-Sulphamethoxazole(co-trimoxazole), CAF Chloramphenicol, NOR Norfoloxacin, CIP Ciprofloxacin
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