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Table 6 Antibiotic resistance pattern of Shiga toxigenic Escherichia coli strains isolated from various types of hospital food samples

From: Shiga (Vero)-toxin producing Escherichia coli isolated from the hospital foods; virulence factors, o-serogroups and antimicrobial resistance properties

Antibiotic resistance Samples (No. STEC strains)  
Raw meat (4) Raw chicken (4) Cooked meat (3) Cooked chicken (1) Cooked fish (1) Soup (3) Total (16)
Tetracycline 4 (100) 4 (100) 2 (66.66) 1 (100) 1 (100) 2 (66.66) 14 (87.50)
Ampicillin 4 (100) 4 (100) 3 (100) 1 (100) 1 (100) 2 (66.66) 15 (93.75)
Gentamycin 4 (100) 4 (100) 2 (66.66) 1 (100) 1 (100) 3 (100) 15 (93.75)
Amikacin 2 (50) 3 (75) 2 (66.66) 1 (100) 1 (100) 3 (100) 12 (75)
Imipenem - - - 1 (100) - 1 (33.33) 2 (12.5)
Meropenem - - - - - 1 (33.33) 1 (6.25)
Mezlocillin - - 1 (33.33) 1 (100) 1 (100) 1 (33.33) 4 (25)
Sulfamethoxazole 1 (25) 3 (75) 1 (33.33) 1 (100) 1 (100) 2 (66.66) 9 (56.25)
Cefotaxime - - - 1 (100) - 2 (66.66) 3 (18.75)
Ciprofloxacin 2 (50) 3 (75) 3 (100) 1 (100) 1 (100) 3 (100) 13 (81.25)
Enrofloxacin 2 (50) 4 (100) - - - 1 (33.33) 7 (43.75)
Cotrimoxazole - - 2 (66.66) 1 (100) 1 (100) 2 (66.66) 6 (37.50)
Ceftazidime - - 1 (33.33) 1 (100) 1 (100) 2 (66.66) 5 (31.25)
Trimethoprim 1 (25) 2 (50) 2 (66.66) 1 (100) 1 (100) 1 (33.33) 8 (50)
Cefipime - - 2 (66.66) 1 (100) 1 (100) 2 (66.66) 6 (37.50)
Levofloxacillin - - 2 (66.66) 1 (100) 1 (100) 3 (100) 7 (43.75)
Streptomycin 1 (25) 2 (50) - - - - 3 (18.75)
Vancomycine - - 1 (33.33) 1 (100) 1 (100) 2 (66.66) 5 (31.25)
Polymyxin B - - 1 (33.33) 1 (100) 1 (100) 1 (33.33) 4 (25)
Chloramphenicol 1 (25) 2 (50) - - - - 3 (18.75)