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Table 2 Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of bacterial strains isolated from suspected cases of neonatal sepsis

From: Bacteriological profile of neonatal sepsis and antibiotic susceptibility pattern of isolates admitted at Kanti Children’s Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Antibiotics K. pneumonia n = 9 (%) Acinetobacter spp. n = 7 (%) Enterobacter spp. n = 6 (%) P. aeruginosa n = 4 (%) E. coli n = 4 (%) Citrobacter spp. n = 1 (%) S. typhi n = 1 (%) S. aureus n = 21 (%) CoNS n = 6 (%)
Ampicillin 0 0 NT NT 2 (50) 0 0 5 (24) 1 (17)
Amoxycillin 5 (36) 2 (29) 0 0 0 0 1 (100) 16 (76) 3 (50)
Piperacillin NT 7 (100) NT 4 (100) NT NT NT NT NT
Amikacin 9 (100) 4 (57) 6 (100) 2 (50) 4 (100) 1 (100) 1 (100) 18 (86) 6 (100)
Gentamicin 9 (100) 3 (43) 6 (100) 3 (75) 4 (100) 1 (100) 1 (100) 19 (90) 6 (100)
Azithromycin NT NT NT NT NT NT 1 (100) NT NT
Cefotaxime 0 3 (43) 1 (17) 2 (50) 2 (50) 0 1 (100) 12 (57) 5 (83)
Ceftazidime 0 1 (14) 2 (33) 2 (50) 2 (50) 1 (100) 1 (100) NT NT
Ciprofloxacin 5 (56) 1 (14) 1 (17) 2 (50) 3 (75) 0 1 (100) 18 (86) 1 (17)
Ofloxacin 7 (78) 4 (57) 5 (83) 3 (75) 4 (100) 1 (100) 1 (100) 19 (90) 4 (67)
Cotrimoxazole 1 (11) 5 (71) 5 (83) 0 3 (75) 0 0 NT NT
Erythromycin NT NT NT NT NT NT NT 9 (43) 5 (83)
Meropenem 9 (100) NT 6 (100) NT NT 1 (100) NT NT NT
Imipenem 9 (100) NT 6 (100) NT NT 1 (100) NT NT NT