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Table 7 Antimicrobial resistance pattern of diarrhoeagenic E. coli isolatesa

From: Diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli in mother-child Pairs in Ile-Ife, South Western Nigeria

Antimicrobial agents No of resistant DEC isolates (%) Non DEC (%) P-value
EPEC (N = 14) EAEC (N = 21) EHEC (N = 6) ETEC (N = 40) STEC (N = 42) EIEC (N = 2) Total (N = 125) N = 736  
Tetracycline 14 (100) 21 (100) 6 (100) 37 (92.5) 39 (92.9) 2 (100) 119 (95.2) 683 (92.8) 0.326
Trimethoprim 11 (78.6) 21 (100) 5 (83.3) 36 (90) 38 (90.5) 2 (100) 113 (90.4) 617 (83.8) 0.059
Sulphonamide 12 (85.7) 21 (100) 6 (100) 37 (92.5) 40 (95.2) 2 (100) 118 (94.4) 689 (93.6) 0.738
Ampicillin 13 (92.9) 21 (100) 6 (100) 39 (97.5) 40 (95.2) 2 (100) 121 (96.8) 666 (90.5) 0.061
Ciprofloxacin 1 (7.1) 0 (0) 1 (16.7) 3 (7.3) 4 (9.5) 0 (0) 9 (7.2) 65 (8.8) 0.547
Streptomycin 12 (85.7) 21 (100) 6 (100) 35 (87.5) 39 (92.9) 2 (100) 115 (92) 706 (95.9) 0.090
Nalidixic acid 4 (28.6) 8 (38.1) 3 (50) 20 (50) 23 (54.8) 1 (50) 58 (46.4) 351 (47.7) 0.902
Chloramphenicol 16 (42.9) 12 (57.2) 1 (16.7) 13 (32.5) 25 (59.5) 1 (50) 58 (46.4) 356 (48.4) 0.538
  1. a DEC diarrhoeagenic E. coli, EPEC Enteropathogenic E. coli, EAEC Enteroaggregative E. coli, EHEC Enteroheamorrhagic E. coli, ETEC Enterotoxigenic E. coli, STEC Shiga toxin producing E. coli, EIEC Enteroinvasive E. coli, P probability