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Table 3 Frequency of AMR and MDR by sex among commensal E. coli strains isolated from children in Khuzestan and Fars provinces

From: Antimicrobial resistance and metallo-beta-lactamase producing among commensal Escherichia coli isolates from healthy children of Khuzestan and Fars provinces; Iran

Sex (N) CHL
N (%)
NA
N (%)
AMP
N (%)
TET
N (%)
KAN N (%) CTX
N (%)
CAZ
N (%)
STR
N (%)
SXT
N (%)
CIP
N (%)
GEN N (%) IMP N (%) MEN N (%) MDR
N (%)
Female (216) 18 (8.3) 68 (31.5) 100 (46.3) 70 (32.4) 16 (7.4) 86 (39.8) 64 (29.6) 64 (29.6) 74 (34.3) 35 (16.2) 10 (4.6) 4 (2) 4 (2) 84 (38.9)
Male (196) 20 (10.2) 56 (28.6) 82 (41.8) 52 (26.5) 9 (4.6) 65 (33.2) 51 (26) 44 (22.4) 59 (30.1) 27 (13.8) 7 (3.6) 2 (0.9) 2 (0.9) 65 (33.2)
Sum (412) 38 (9.2) 124 (31.1) 182 (44.2) 122 (29.6) 25 (6.1) 151 (36.7) 115 (27.9) 108 (26.2) 133 (32.3) 62 (15) 17 (4.1) 6 (1.5) 6 (1.5) 149 (36.2)
  1. CHL Chloramphenicol, NA Nalidixic-acid, AMP Ampicillin, TET Tetracycline, KAN Kanamycin, CTX cefotaxime, CAZ ceftazidime, STR Streptomycin, STX sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim, CIP ciprofloxacin, GEN Gentamycin, IMP Imipenem, MEN Meropenem, MDR Multi-drug resistance