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Table 3 Antimicrobial resistance patterns of bacteria causing blood stream infections

From: Deciphering risk factors for blood stream infections, bacteria species and antimicrobial resistance profiles among children under five years of age in North-Western Tanzania: a multicentre study in a cascade of referral health care system

Bacteria (n) Antimicrobial resistance (%)
AMP SXT GEN CIP ERY VAN AMC CAZ CRO MER
K. pneumoniae (55) 100 96.3 78.2 29.1 NA NA 94.6 90.9 95.7 0.0
S. aureus (23) 100 82.6 26.1 34.8 65.2 13.0 NA NA NA NA
E. coli (17) 100 94.1 40.1 52.9 NA NA 94.1 52.9 58.8 0.0
Acinetobacter spp. (10) NA 90.0 40.0 10.0 NA NA NA 100 NA 10.0
Other GNB (23) 95.6 78.3 60.9 17.4 NA NA 82.6 60.6 69.6 0.0
Other GPB (6) 83.3 66.7 33.3 50.0 50.0 0.0 NA NA NA NA
  1. AMP Ampicillin, SXT Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, GEN Gentamicin, CIP Ciprofloxacin, ERY Erythromycin, VAN Vancomycin, AMC Amoxycillin-clavulanate, CRO Ceftriaxone, CAZ Ceftazidime, MEM Meropenem, NA Not applicable. Other Gram negative bacteria (GNB): Enterobacter spp. (12), Citrobacter freundii (5), Salmonella spp. (1); Serratia marcescens (1); Morganella morganii (1); Chromobacterium violaceum (1), Unidentified GNB (2). Other Gram positive bacteria (GPB): Enterococcus spp. (3), Streptococcus pyogenes (1) and other Streptococcus spp. (2)