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Table 5 Susceptibility profile of cefotaxime resistant E. coli to other selected antibiotics

From: Antibiogram and beta-lactamase genes among cefotaxime resistant E. coli from wastewater treatment plant

Antibiotics Percentage of isolates
R I S
Amoxicillin-clavulanic acid 35.3 52.9 11.8
aColistin sulphate 76.5 11.8 5.9
Meropenem 0 11.8 88.2
Ciprofloxacin 47.1 23.5 29.4
Trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole 81.3 0 18.8
bGentamicin 87.5 12.5 0
Tetracycline 56.3 0 37.5
Nitrofurantoin 37.5 25 37.5
  1. R Resistance, I Intermediate, S Sensitive, n = 51; an = 36; bn = 48