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Table 4 The frequency distribution of bacterial isolates based on their susceptibility to different antibiotics (n = 68)

From: Characteristics of pyogenic odontogenic infection in patients attending Mulago Hospital, Uganda: a cross-sectional study

  Percentage susceptibilities of bacterial isolates
  Gram negative isolates Gram positive isolates
Antibiotic HI PM EC CF KP ES StA StP Stpy VSG SE SA SP
Penicillin G - - - - - - 100 0.0 100 0.0 0.0 23.1 0.0
Amoxicillin/Clav. 100 50.0 0.0 - 0.0 - - - - - 50.0 100 0.0
Oxacillin       0.0 - - - 0.0 50.0 88.2 0.0
Ampicillin 0.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 66.7     0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Erythromycin - - - - - 0.0 100 100 100 75.0 75.0 88.2 -
Clindamycin - - - - - 0.0 - 100 - 92.9 50.0 50.0 100
Vancomycin - - - - - 100 - - - 100 100 100 100
Gentamicin 0.0 100 60.0 0.0 0.0 33.3 - - - 66.7 75.0 93.8 0.0
Cotrimoxazole 0.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 25.0 0.0 0.0
Ciprofloxacin 83.3 100 70.0 0.0 25.0 0.0 - 100 - 84.6 75.0 88.2 0.0
Tetracycline 40.0 0.0 - - - 33.3 - - - 0.0 50.0 29.4 100
Ceftriaxone 60.0 100 30.0 - 0.0 - - 100 - 81.8 - - -
Chloramphenicol 80.0 50.0 30.0 - 50.0 100 100 100 100 92.3 100 85.7 -
Levofloxacin - 100 0.0 100 100 - - - - - - - -
Amikacin - 100 100 100 100 - - - - - - - -
Imipenem - 100 100 100 100 - - - - - - - -
Cefuroxime - 100 12.5 0.0 0.0 - - - - - - - -
Ceftazidime - 50.0 20.0 0.0 0.0 - - - - - - - -
Cefotaxime - 100 0.0 - 0.0 0.0 - - - - 50.0 100 0.0
Linezolid - - - - - 50.0 - - - - 100 100 100
Moxifloxacin - - - - - 50.0 - - - - 100 100 -
  1. Note. VSG – Viridans Streptococci Group, SA – Staphylococcus aureus, HI – Hemophillus influenza, EC – Escherichia coli, KP – Klebsiella pneumonia, SE – Staphylococcus epidermidis, SP – Staphylococcus pasteuri, ES – Enterococcus species, PM – Proteus mirabilis, StA – Streptococcus agalactiae, StP – Streptococcus pneumoniae, Stpy – Streptococcus pyogenes, CF – Citrobacter freundii.