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Table 2 In-vitro sensitivity testing of the isolates from neonatal ICU of Tikur Anbessa Hospital: Percentage of resistance of each pathogen to various antibiotics, July 2011

From: High load of multi-drug resistant nosocomial neonatal pathogens carried by cockroaches in a neonatal intensive care unit at Tikur Anbessa specialized hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Isolate Num.
(N)
Amp
(%)
Aug
(%)
Amx
(%)
Gen
(%)
Ceft
(%)
Cefo
(%)
TTC
(%)
Dox
(%)
Caf
(%)
CTX
(%)
Nrf
(%)
Cip
(%)
Klebsiella oxytoca 44 100 98 100 98 91 86.4 72.7 63.6 91 98 41 52.3
Klebsiella pneumonia 40 100 100 100 97.5 100 100 95 95 62.5 97.5 52.5 67.5
Citrobacter spp 31 100 100 100 93.5 96.8 93.5 90.3 77.4 100 87.1 35.5 67.7
Enterobacter cloacae 28 100 100 100 93 93 93 71 82 89.3 93 43 68
Citrobacter divursus 24 95.8 87.5 91.7 91.7 83.3 79.2 75 70.8 83.3 79.2 29.2 37.5
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 19 100 100 100 79 89.5 89.5 89.5 89.5 89.5 84.2 5.2 5.2
Providencia rettgeri 10 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 90 90 100 10.0 60
Klebsiella ozaenae 7 100 100 100 85.7 100 100 85.7 85.7 83.3 100 43.0 57
Enterobacter aeruginosa 7 100 100 100 85.7 71.4 71.4 71.4 85.7 100 85.7 57 57
Salmonella C 6 100 100 100 100 100 100 83.3 83.3 100 66.7 0 0
Non Group A streptococcus 4 0 25 0 100 50 0 100 100 75 100 0 0
Staphylococcus aureus 4 100 75 75 50 50 50 25 25 0 25 50 50
Escherichia coli 3 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 33.3 100 66.7 66.7
Acinetobacter spp 2 50 100 50 50 50 50 100 0 50 50 50 50
Shigella flexneri 1 100 100 - 0 - - - - 100 - 0 0
  1. Amp = Ampicillin, Aug = Amoxicillin-clavulanate potassium, Amx = Amoxicillin Caf = Chloramphenicol, Gen = Gentamicin, Cefo = Cefotaxime, TTC = Tetracycline, CTX = Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, Ceft = Ceftriaxone, Dox = Doxycycline, Nrf = Norfloxacin, Cip = Ciprofloxacin