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Table 3 Selected antimicrobial susceptibility patterns from the main bacteria of septic neonates, 2011 to 2017

From: Late-onset neonatal sepsis in Suzhou, China

AntibioticsNo. (%) susceptible
Coagulase-negative staphylococci (n = 34)Escherichia coli (n = 58) aKlebsiella pneumoniae (n = 39)
Amoxicillin11 (32.4)
Amikacin58 (100)39 (100)
Ampicillin11 (32.4)13 (22.4)4 (10.3)
Cefazolin13 (38.2)26 (44.8)5 (12.8)
Ceftazidime22 (64.7)49 (84.5)11 (28.2)
Cefoperazone/sulbactam24 (70.6)58 (100)39 (100)
Furadantin34 (100)58 (100)23 (59.0)
Imipenem58 (100)39 (100)
Ciprofloxacin27 (79.4)25 (43.1)33 (84.6)
Nitrofurantoin34 (100)58 (100)24 (61.6)
Piperacillin/tazobactam58 (100)39 (100)
Sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim17 (50.0)19 (32.8)26 (66.7)
Vancomycin34 (100)
  1. a Information on antibiotic sensitivity was available for 58 of the 59 neonates with Escherichia coli sepsis