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Table 4 AST of Gram-positive bacteria at UoGCSH from December 2020 to March 2021

From: Bacterial profile of high-touch surfaces, leftover drugs and antiseptics together with their antimicrobial susceptibility patterns at University of Gondar Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Bacterial isolates (n)   Antimicrobial agents
Pattern ERY CD GEN P CXT TE DOX CIP COT CFP VAN AMP
CoNS (44) S 17 (38.6) 28 (63.6) 29 (65.9) 14 (31.8) 22 (50) 22 (50) 28 (63.6) 22 (50) 10 (22.7) ND ND ND
NS 27 (61.4) 16 (36.4) 15 (34.1) 30 (68.2) 22 (50) 22 (50) 16 (36.4) 22 (50) 34 (77.3) ND ND ND
S. aureus (15) S 7 (46.7) 7 (46.7) 8 (53.3) 4 (26.7) 2 (13.3) 6 (40) 6 (40) 9 (60) 8 (53.3) ND ND ND
NS 8 (53.3) 8 (53.3) 7 (46.7) 11(73.3) 13 (86.7) 9 (60) 9 (60) 6 (40) 7 (46.7) ND ND ND
Enterococcus species (9) S ND ND 6 (66.7) 4 (44.4) ND ND ND ND ND ND 6 (66.7) 7 (77.8)
NS ND ND 3 (33.3) 5 (55.6) ND ND ND ND ND ND 3 (33.3) 2 (22.2)
Viridans streptococci (3) S 1 (33.3) 1 (33.3) ND ND ND 1 (33.3) ND ND ND 1 (33.3) 1 (33.3) ND
NS 2 (66.7) 2 (66.7) ND ND ND 2 (66.7) ND ND ND 2 (66.7) 2 (66.7) ND
S. pyogenes (2) S 2 (100) 0 ND 0 ND 0 ND ND ND 0 0 ND
NS 0 2 (100) ND 2 (100) ND 2 (100) ND ND ND 2 (100) 2 (100) ND
Total (73) S 27 (42.2) 36 (56.3) 43 (63.2) 22 (32.4) 24 (40.7) 29 (46.8) 34 (57.6) 31 (52.5) 18 (30.5) 1 (20) ND 7 (77.8)
NS 37 (57.8) 28 (43.7) 25 (36.8) 46 (67.6) 35 (59.3) 33 (53.2) 25 (42.4) 28 (47.5) 41 (67.8) 4 (80) ND 2 (22.2)
  1. AST antimicrobial susceptibility test, CoNS coagulase negative Staphylococci, ERY erythromycin, CD clindamycin, GEN gentamicin, PEN penicillin, CXT cefoxitin, TE tetracycline, DOX doxycycline, CIP ciprofloxacin, COT cotrimoxazole, CFP cefepime, VAN vancomycin, AMP ampicillin, ND susceptibility test not done, S susceptible, NS non-susceptible