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Table 2 Proportion susceptible to antibiotics among NTS and S. pneumoniae isolates

From: Systemic bacteraemia in children presenting with clinical pneumonia and the impact of non-typhoid salmonella (NTS)

  NTS* (N = 128) S. pneumoniae*(N = 20)
  % susceptible n tested % susceptible n tested
Amoxycillin/Ampicillin 15.5% 123 80.0% 20
Amoxyclav 25.7% 113 88.9% 18
Cefuroxime 46.5% 127 100% 6
Ceftriaxone 100% 108 100% 14
Co-trimoxazole 23.5% 98 0% 17
Ciprofloxacin 100% 127 52.6% 19
Gentamicin 70.9% 127 22.2% 18
Tetracyclin 89.0% 91 25.0% 16
Chloramphenicol 18.1% 127 88.9% 18
  1. *Blood cultures from children aged 2 months to 5 years of age. Agogo Presbyterian Hospital 09/2007-07/2009