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Table 5 Antibiotic susceptibility pattern of Shigella spp.

From: Serotyping and antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Vibrio and Shigella isolates from diarrheal patients visiting a Tropical and Infectious Diseases Hospital in central Nepal

Total positive cases Antibiotics Sensitive (%) Intermediate (%) Resistant (%)
  Ampicillin 21 21 58
  Cotrimoxazole 41 4 55
  Nalidixic acid 17 7 76
29 Cefotaxime 97 3
Chloramphenicol 86 7 7
Ciprofloxacin 48 52
Ofloxacin 55 4 41