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Table 5 Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of S. aureus strains to different antimicrobial agents at Yekatit 12 Hospital Medical College from September 2013 to April 2014, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

From: Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from clinical samples at Yekatit 12 Hospital Medical College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Antibiotics Resistant Susceptible
N (%) N (%)
Cefoxitin [30 μg] 34(17.5) 160(82.5)
Amoxicillin-clavulanate [30 μg] 36(18.5) 158(81.5)
Penicillin G [10 U] 187(96.4) 7(3.6)
Vancomycina 10(5.1) 184(94.9)
SXT [1.25/23.75 μg] 103(53.1) 91(46.9)
Chloramphenicol [30 μg] 36(18.6) 158(81.4)
Gentamycin [10 μg] 26(13.4) 168(86.6)
Cefuroxime [30 μg] 40(20.6) 154(79.4)
Clindamycin [30 μg] 23(11.9) 171(88.1)
Ciprofloxacin [5 μg] 61(31.4) 133(68.6)
Cephalothin [10 μg] 37(19.1) 157(80.9)
Erythromycin [15 μg] 103(53.1) 91(46.9)
  1. SXT Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole
  2. a concentration from 2 μg/ml to16μg/ml