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Table 3 Resistance patterns of leading Gram-positive bacterial isolates to main antimicrobial agents; 1st National Prevalence study, Benin, October 2012

From: Prevalence of nosocomial infections and anti-infective therapy in Benin: results of the first nationwide survey in 2012

Antimicrobial S. aureus(271*) CNS (47*) Enterococci (102*)
Penicillin 98% 95% 68%
Oxacillin 52.5% 35% _
Ampicillin _ _ 62.7%
Amoxicillin clavulanate 55% 23% 23%
Tetracycline 85% 78% 74%
Erythromycin 37% 54% 26%
Chloramphenicol 36% 32% 18%
Gentamicin 45% 35% 62.3%
Trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole 64% 70% 51%
Vancomycin 4% 1% 67.5%
  1. *Number of isolates tested.