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Table 2 Susceptibility pattern of commonly used antimicrobial agents in the treatment of Gram positive isolates causing neonatal septicaemia

From: Bacteriological profile, antibiotic susceptibility and factors associated with neonatal Septicaemia at Kilembe mines hospital, Kasese District Western Uganda

Sn Antibiotics (disk content in μg) Gram-positiveorganisms
Staphylococcus aureus Streptococcus agalactiae Enterococcus.spp. Viridans streptococci
S (%) R (%) S (%) R (%) S (%) R (%) S (%) R (%)
1 Ampicillin(10) 0 100 0 100 0 100 0 100
2 Gentamicin(10) 42.9 57.1 33.3 66.6 0 100 0 100
3 Amoxyl/calvulinic acid(20/10) 42.9 57.1 53.3 46.6 100 0 0 100
4 Ceftriaxone(10) 64.3 35.7 46.6 53.3 0 100 0 100
5 Amikacin(30) 64.3 35.7 93.3 6.6 100 0 100 0
6 Linezolid(30) 85.7 14.3 40 60 100 0 100 0
7 Cefoxitin(30) 85.7 14.3 46.6 53.3 100 0 0 100
8 Vancomycin(30) _ _ 100 0 100 0 100 0
9 Netilmicin(30) 100 0 66.6 33.3 100 0 100 0
10 Cotrimoxazole(25) 57.1 42.9 66.6 33.3 0 100 0 100
11 Cefotaxime(30) 57.1 42.9 53.3 46.6 100 0 100 0
12 Imipenem(10) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _