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Table 3 Antimicrobial resistance profile of E. coli isolates from raw meat at the selected slaughter sites in the Greater Accra region of Ghana

From: Antimicrobial resistance and molecular detection of extended spectrum β-lactamase producing Escherichia coli isolates from raw meat in Greater Accra region, Ghana

Antimicrobial agent PS
n = 50 (%)
SS
n = 42, (%)
PO
n = 6 (%)
Total
N = 98, (%)
Ampicillin 23 (46) 33 (79) 0 (0) 56 (57)
Tetracycline 26 (52) 18 (43) 0 (0) 44 (45)
Cefuroxime 8 (16) 13 (30) 0 (0) 21 (21)
Sulphamethoxazole/Trimethoprim 10 (20) 7 (16) 0 (0) 17 (17)
Amikacin 2 (4) 6 (14) 0 (0) 8 (8)
Ciprofloxacin 4 (8) 3 (7) 1 (16) 8 (8)
Cefotaxime 1 (2) 1 (2) 0 (0) 2 (2.1)
Gentamycin 2 (4) 1 (2) 0 (0) 3 (3.1)
Chloramphenicol 2 (4) 1 (2) 0 (0) 3 (3.1)
Ceftriaxone 0 (0) 1 (2) 0 (0) 1 (1)
Meropenem 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
  1. n Number of E. coli isolates, PS Public slaughterhouse, SS Slaughter slab, PO Privately-owned slaughterhouse