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Table 2 Vaginal colonization with antimicrobial drug-resistant potentially pathogenic gram-positive bacteria among study women in labor

From: Vaginal colonization with antimicrobial-resistant bacteria among women in labor in central Uganda: prevalence and associated factors

Antibioticsa Number of the 1472 study women who were colonized with bacteria resistant to one or more antibiotics (prevalence of colonization /proportion of isolates, in %)
Enterococcus spp. (n = 47/47)c S. aureus (n = 117/121) Group A Streptococcus (n = 3/3) Group B Streptococcus (n = 3/3)
Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole NA 77 (5.2/63.6) 2 (0.1/66.7) 1 (0.1/33.3)
Ciprofloxacin 40 (2.7/85.1) 48 (3.3/39.7) NA NA
Chloramphenicol 19 (1.3/40.4) 26 (1.8/21.5) 0 [6] 1 (0.1/33.3)
Gentamicin NA 38 (2.6/31.4) NA NA
Penicillin 18 (1.2/38.3) 93 (6.3/76.9) 0 [6] 1 (0.1/33.3)
Ampicillin NA NA NA 1 (0.1/33.3)
Tetracycline 30 (2.0/63.8) 70 (4.8/57.9) 3 (0.2/100) 3 (0.2/100)
Erythromycin 30 (2.0/63.8) 89 (6.0/73.6) 2 (0.1/66.7) 3 (0.2/100)
Vancomycin 6 (0.4/12.8) 6 (0.4/5.0) 1 (0.1/33.3) 1 (0.1/33.3)
Ceftriaxone NA NA 0 [6] 0 [6]
Linezolid 8 (0.5/17.0) NA NA NA
Oxacillin 37 (2.5/78.7) 85 (5.8/70.2) 1 (0.1/33.3) 1 (0.1/33.3)
MRSA NA 85 (5.8/70.2) NA NA
VRSA/VRE 6 (0.4/12.8) 6 (0.4/5.0) NA NA
iMLSB-resistant S. aureus NA 18 (1.2/14.9) NA NA
cMLSB-resistant S. aureus NA 24 (1.6/19.8) NA NA
MDR 37 (2.5/78.7) 85 (5.8/70.2) 1 (0.1/33.3) 1 (0.1/33.3)
MDRb 31 (2.1/66.0) 0 [6] 1 (0.1/33.3) 1 (0.1/33.3)
  1. aNA indicates that the information is not relevant for the given resistance pattern
  2. bMDR excluding MRSA, VRSA, VRE, iMLSB- and cMLSB-resistant S. aureus
  3. cThe two numbers in parentheses indicate number of colonized women and the number of isolates of each given species, respectively
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