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Table 1 Antimicrobial susceptibility of enterococci causing bloodstream infection among febrile children admitted to Muhimbili National Hospital

From: Genetic relatedness and risk factor analysis of ampicillin-resistant and high-level gentamicin-resistant enterococci causing bloodstream infections in Tanzanian children

Antibiotic Susceptibility       
  E. faecium E. faecalis Enterococci
Antibiotic CA HA All CA HA All All
Etest        
Ampicillin 25% 11% 19% 100% 100% 100% 53%
High-level Gentamicin 67% 33% 52% 56% 67% 60% 56%
Vancomycin* 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Linezolid 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Quinupristin-dalfopristin 100% 100% 100% 0% 17% 7% 61%
Disk-diffusion        
Chloramphenicol 50% 11% 32% 38% 33% 36% 33%
Doxycycline 9% 0% 5% 25% 0% 14% 9%
  1. *Confirmed by negative PCR for vanA and vanB genes.
  2. CA = community-acquired, HA = hospital-acquired.