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Table 3 Number and percentages of susceptibility of bacterial pathogen isolated from blood specimens of severely malnourished children below 60 months of age to selected antibiotics by HIV status.

From: Bacteraemia among severely malnourished children infected and uninfected with the human immunodeficiency virus-1 in Kampala, Uganda

  Staphylococcus Streptococcus Pneumoniae Salmonella Escherichia Coli Haemophilus
Antimicrobials Aureus n/total (%) CoN n/total (%) n/total (%) Typhi n/total (%) Enteriditis n/total (%) T. murium n/total (%) n/total (%) Influenza n/total (%)
Co-trimoxazole 4/17 (23) 0/3 (0) 0/11 (0) 1/5 (20) 2/9 (22) 6/21 (29) 0/6 (0) 0/2 (0)
Ampicillin 13/20 (65) 2/5 (40) 7/12 (58) 1/5 (20) 2/9 (22) 0/21 (0) 1/6 (17) 0/2 (0)
Augmentin* 12/14 (86) 2/3 (67) 10/11 (91) 3/5 (60) 2/8 (25) 4/21 (19) 1/6 (17) 1/2 (50)
Chloramphenicol 12/19 (63) 3/5 (60) 8/11 (73) 0/5 (0) 3/9 (33) 6/21 (29) 3/6 (50) 1/2 (50)
Cloxacillin 3/5 (60) 0/1 (0) 5/8 (62) - - - - -
Cefuroxime 7/14 (50) 0/4 (0) 4/10 (40) 2/5 (40) 8/9 (89) 12/21 (57) 4/5 (80) 0/2 (0)
Ceftaxidime 9/15 (60) 1/3 (33) 5/6 (83) 1/5 (20) 0/2 (0) 4/7 (57) 1/4 (25) 1/1 (100)
Erythromycin 8/13 (61) 2/3 (67) 6/6 (100) - - - - 1/1 (100)
Gentamicin 15/17 (88) 4/5 (80) 3/7 (43) 4/5 (80) 9/9 (100) 16/21 (76) 5/6 (83) 1/2 (50)
Ceftriaxone 13/19 (68) 4/4 (100) 8/11 (73) 4/5 (80) 9/9 (100) 19/21 (91) 5/5 (100) 2/2 (100)
Ciprofloxacin 9/10 (90) 4/5 (80) 3/4 (75) 5/5 (100) 2/2 (100) 7/7 (100) 3/3 (100) 1/1 (100)
  1. * Amoxicillin-clav, Coagulase Negative, Typhimurium