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Table 4 Cephalosporin resistance among Enterobacteriaceae 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

Health facility (N)

Cephalosporin resistant strains attributable blood stream infections

(n, %)

OR (95%CI)


NDH & SDDH (9)

5 (55.6)



SRRH (7)

2 (28.6)

0.32 (0.04–2.62)


BMC (79)

68 (86.1)

4.95 (1.15–21.32)


Total (95)

75 (79.0)

  1. Screening for Ceph-R was done to all Gram negative bacteria belonging to the family Enterobacteriaceae; BMC: Bugando Medical Center; SRRH: Sekou Toure Regional Referral Hospital; NDH: Nyamagana District Hospital; SDDH: Sengerema District Designated Hospital