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Table 3 Resistance profile of bacterial isolates in the study population

From: Predictors of disease complications and treatment outcome among patients with chronic suppurative otitis media attending a tertiary hospital, Mwanza Tanzania

Bacterial isolate E VA SXT TE CIP GEN CAZ AMC CRO MEM AMP
Pseudomonas spp. (56) - -    0 % 9 % 47 % 95 %   2 % 100 %
S. aureus (34) 31 % 3 % 74 % 6 % 4 % 11 % - - - -  
Proteus spp. (27) - - - - 0 % 4 % 8 % 70 % 7 % 4 % 100 %
E. coli (22) - - - 67 % 10 % 53 % 70 % 90 % 70 % 0 % 91 %
* Other gram negative (13) - - 75 % 32 33 % 63 % 67 % 50 % 75 % 25 % 100 %
  1. E, VA, OX were tested for gram positive bacteria and GEN, CIP, AMC were tested for both gram positive and gram negative bacteria and CAZ, MEM, CRO were tested for gram negative bacteria
  2. Abbreviation: AMC, AMP CAZ, CRO, E, GEN, CIP, SXT, TE, OX, VA and MEM stand for amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, ampicillin, ceftazidime, ceftriaxone, erythromycin, gentamicin, ciprofloxacin, trimethoprim/sulphamethoxazole, tetracycline, oxacillin, vancomycin and meropenem respectively
  3. *Other gram negative: Klebsiella spp. (8), Acaligenesis spp. (4) and Acinetobacter spp. (1)
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