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Table 4 Resistance patterns of leading Gram-negative 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 E. coli(221*) Salmonella(41*) P. aeruginosa(110*) Citrobacter(26*) A. baumanii(10*) Other Gram-negative (99*)
Ampicillin 74 78 100 89 100 76%
Amoxicillin clavulanate 72.8% 70% 90% 76% 100% 56%
Ceftazidime 60% 55% 67.5% 64% 100% 63%
Tetracycline 78% 75% 77.3% 88% 80% 95%
Gentamicin 45% 35% 22% 26% 75% 9.5%
Trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole 65% 68% 64% 56% 62% 87%
Ciprofloxacin 18% 13% 22% 15% 16% 9%
Imipenem 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1. *Number of isolates tested.