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Table 4 Antimicrobial resistance pattern of gram-positive bacteria isolated from patients investigated for sepsis

From: Sepsis: emerging pathogens and antimicrobial resistance in Ethiopian referral hospitals

Gram-positive isolates Penicillin Ampicillin Vancomycin Chloramphenicol Erythromycin Ciprofloxacin Gentamicin Trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole Tetracycline Cefoxitin Clindamycin
  R % R % R % I % R % I % R % I % R % I % R % I % R % I % R % R % I % R %
S. aureus (n = 19) 94.7 NA NA 21 36.8 0 78.9 21 26.3 15.6 31.6 15.6 57.9 10.5 63.2 47.4 10.5 47.4
S. lugdunensis (n = 4) 100 NA NA 0 25 25 75 0 0 0 75 25 750 25 750 0 25 750
Total (n = 23) 95.7 NA NA 17.4 34.8 4.3 78.3 17.4 21.7 13 39.1 17.4 56.5 13 60.9 39.1 13 47.8
E. faecium (n = 18) 100 100 61.1 16.7 27.8 33.3 50 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Other Enterococcus species (n = 3) 100 33.3 100 0 100 100 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Total (n = 21) 100 90.5 66.7 14.3 38.1 42.9 42.9 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
  1. NA non applicable; R resistance; I intermediate