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Table 4 Antibiotic susceptibility test result of Gram positive bacteria isolated from pus specimens

From: Prevalence of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, multidrug resistant and extended spectrum β-lactamase producing gram negative bacilli causing wound infections at a tertiary care hospital of Nepal

Isolates Antimicrobial agents
RXN AMP AK CIP COT GEN CTX CX TE
S. aureus (n = 66) S 5 (7.6) Nt 37 (56.1) 26 (39.4) 54 (81.8) 53 (80.3) 26 (39.4) 29 (43.9)
R 61 (92.4) Nt 29 (43.9) 40 (60.6) 12 (18.2) 13 (19.7) 40 (60.6) 37 (56.1)
CoNS (n = 9) S 1 (11.1) Nt 3 (33.3) 4 (44.4) 6 (66.7) 2 (22.2) 4 (44.4) 5 (55.6)
R 8 (88.9) Nt 6 (66.7) 5 (55.6) 3 (33.3) 7 (77.8) 5 (55.6) 4 (44.4)
Enterococcus spp. (n = 5) S 3 (60) 2 (40) 3 (60) 3 (60) 3 (60) 3 (60) Nt 4 (80)
R 22 (40) 3 (60) 2 (40) 2 (40) 2 (40) 2 (40) Nt 1 (20)
Total (n = 80) S 9 (11.25) 2 (40) 43 (53.75) 33 (41.25) 63 (78.75) 58 (72.5) 30 (40) 38 (47.5)
R 71 (88.75) 3 (60) 37 (46.25) 47 (58.75) 17 (21.25) 22 (27.5) 45 (60) 42 (52.5)
  1. Nt not tested, S Sensitive, R Resistant, RXN Reaction, AMP Ampicillin, AK Amikacin, CIP Ciprofloxacin, COT trimethoprim + sulfamethoxazole (cotrimoxazole), GEN Gentamicin, CTX Cefotaxime, CX Cefoxitin, TE Tetracycline