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Table 3 Susceptibility pattern of commonly used antimicrobial agents in the treatment of Gram negative 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-negativeorganisms
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Citrobacter freundii Escherichia coli Enterobacter aerogenes Klebsiella pneumoniae Acinetobacter spp Proteus mirabilis
S (%) R (%) S (%) R (%) S (%) R (%) S (%) R (%) S (%) R (%) S (%) R (%) S (%) R (%)
1 Ampicillin(10) 0 100 0 100 25 75 14.3 85.7 10 90 0 100 0 100
2 Gentamicin(10) 50 50 100 0 50 50 57.1 42.8 30 70 0 100 0 100
3 Amoxycalvulinic acid(20/10) 33.3 66.6 100 0 87.5 12.5 28.5 71.4 60 40 62.5 37.5 0 100
4 Ceftriaxone(10) 50 50 0 100 62.5 37.5 57.1 42.8 30 70 50 50 0 100
5 Amikacin(30) 83.3 16.6 0 100 50 50 57.1 42.8 60 40 75 25 0 100
6 Linezolid(30) 50 50 100 0 100 0 57.1 42.8 60 40 0 100 100 0
7 Cefoxitin(30) 16.6 83.3 0 100 37.5 62.5 51.4 28.6 0 100 37.5 62.5 0 100
8 Vancomycin(30) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
9 Netilmicin(30) 33.3 66.6 _ _ 0 100 51.4 28.6 60 40 37.5 62.5 _ _
10 Cotrimoxazole(25) 50 50 0 100 37.5 62.5 28.6 51.4 20 80 50 50 0 100
11 Cefotaxime(30) 33.3 66.6 0 100 37.5 62.5 51.4 28.6 40 60 100 0 100 0
12 Imipenem(10) 83.3 16.6 0 100 62.5 37.5 85.7 14.3 90 10 100 0 100 0