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Table 2 The prevalence of resistant pathogens in clinical isolates from GCC countries

From: The prevalence of antimicrobial resistance in clinical isolates from Gulf Corporation Council countries

Country Gram Negative Gram Positive
Acinetobacter Escherichiacoli Klebsiella pneumoniae Pseudomonas aeruginosa Clostridium difficile Enterococcus MRSA Streptococcus pneumoniae
Bahrain N.R 14.0% 13.9% N.R N.R 76.5% 8.5% N.R
Kuwait 16.7% 77.0% 36.2% 2.6% 70.0% N.R 3.3% 66.3%
Oman N.R N.R 0.1% 0.3% 0.0% N.R 58.3% N.R
Qatar N.R 1.1% 0.8% 0.6% N.R N.R N.R N.R
Saudi Arabia 83.3% 7.6% 48.3% 92.3% 30.0% 23.5% 29.9% 30.7%
UAE N.R 0.3% 0.7% 4.2% N.R N.R N.R 3.0%
  1. GCC = Gulf Corporation Council; N.R = not reported; MRSA = methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus; UAE = United Arab Emirates.