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Table 4 Antimicrobial resistance patterns of gram-positive bacterial isolates (n = 78) from suspected otitis media patients with discharge at Jimma Town, Jimma, Southwest, Ethiopia

From: Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of bacteria isolated from patients with ear discharge in Jimma Town, Southwest, Ethiopia

Bacterial isolates Total No. isolates Resistance pattern of antimicrobial agents (%)
AMP AMC CRO CIP FOX E CN PG SXT DA OX TOB CTZ CXM CFT
S. aureus 55 92.7 34.5 34.5 27.3 34.5 58.2 23.6 92.7 80 43.6 34.5 40 34.5 34.5 34.5
CoNS 14 57.1 35.7 28.6 35.7 28.6 57.1 14.3 71.4 78.6 50 28.6 21.4 28.6 28.6 28.6
S. pyogenes 9 11.1 NA 11.1 NA NA 33.3 11.1 11.1 66.7 33.3 NA NA NA NA NA
Total 78 76.9 34.8 30.8 30 33.3 55.1 20.5 79.5 78.2 43.6 33.3 36.2 33.3 33.3 33.3
  1. Note: CoNS Coagulase-negative staphylococci, AMP ampicillin/amoxicillin, AMC amoxicillin clavulanic acid, CRO ceftriaxone, CIP ciprofloxacin, FOX cefoxitin, E erythromycin, CN gentamicin, PG penicillin G, SXT sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim, DA clindamycin, OX oxacillin, TOB tobromycin, CAZ ceftazidime, CXM cefuroxime, CFT cefotaxime, NA not applicable