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Table 4 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

  HIV status  
Antibiotics positive negative  
  n/total (%) n/total(%) Odds ratio (95% CI)
Co-trimoxazole 5/24 (21) 9/39 (23) 0.90 (0.25 – 3.24)
Ampicillin 16/30 (53) 12/39 (31) 0.33 (0.12 – 0.93)
Augmentin 14/25 (56) 19/37 (51) 1.04 (0.38 – 2.87)
Chloramphenicol 16/29 (55) 14/39 (36) 0.35 (0.13 – 0.95)
Cloxacillin 2/4 (50) 4/7 (57) 1.33 (0.11 – 16.0)
Cefuroxime 16/21 (76) 24/37 (65) 0.88 (0.31 – 2.45)
Ceftazidime 13/18 (72) 8/17 (47) 0.21 (0.05 – 0.9)
Erythromycin 8/12 (67) 8/8 (100) 2.67 (0.24 – 30.1)
Gentamicin 21/27 (78) 29/36 (81) 1.09 (0.32 – 3.71)
Ceftriaxone 27/32 (84) 35/39 (90) 0.16 (0.02 – 1.42)
Ciprofloxacin 14/15 (93) 14/15 (93) 1.0 (0.06 – 17.6)