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Table 4 Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of bacterial isolates from the mobile phones of health professionals (n = 226) at Hiwot Fana Specialized University Hospital, Harar, Eastern Ethiopia, Feb–Mar 2018

From: Bacterial contamination of mobile phones of health professionals in Eastern Ethiopia: antimicrobial susceptibility and associated factors

Bacterial isolates Total no Antimicrobial susceptibility N (%)
  AMP CHL CRO CIP SXT CN AMC ERY
S. aureus 31 S 9 (29) 18 (58) 22 (71) 23 (74.2) 8 (25.8) 20 (64.5) 20 (64.5) 19 (61.3)
   I 3 (9.7) 3 (9.7) 3 (9.7) 2 (6.5) 3 (9.7) 4 (12.9) 3 (9.7) 2 (6.5)
   R 19 (61.3) 10 (32.3) 6 (19.3) 6 (19.3) 20 (64.5) 7 (22.6) 8 (25.8) 10 (32.2)
CoNS 127 S 50 (39.4) 86 (67.7) 103 (81.1) 101 (79.5) 40 (31.5) 102 (80.3) 82 (64.5) 78 (61.4)
   I 10 (7.9) 10 (7.9) 9 (7.1) 4 (3.2) 7 (5.5) 1 (0.8) 11 (8.7) 10 (7.9)
   R 67 (52.7) 31 (24.4) 15 (11.8) 22 (17.3) 80 (63) 24 (18.9) 34 (26.8) 39 (30.7)
Streptococci spp. 13 S 7 (53.8) 9 (69.2) 12 (92.3) 8 (61.5) 11 (84.6) 1 (7.7) 7 (53.8) 7 (53.8)
   I 1(7.7) 1(7.7)
   R 6 (46.2) 4 (30.8) 5 (38.5) 2 (15.4) 11 (84.6) 6 (46.2) 6 (46.2)
   S 3 (21.4) 5 (35.6) 9 (64.3) 12 (85.7) 6 (42.9) 14 (100) 8 (57.1) 9 (64.3)
E.coli 14 I 1 (14.3) 1 (7.1) 1 (7.1) 1 (7.1)
   R 11 (78.6) 8 (57.1) 4 (28.6) 2 (14.3) 8 (57.1) 5 (35.8) 4 (28.6)
   S 9 (60) 10 (66.7) 15 (100) 15 (100) 4 (26.7) 5 (35.7) 9 (60) 8 (53.3)
Klebsiella spp. 15 I 1 (6.7) 6 (42.9) 2 (13.3)
   R 6 (40) 5 (33.3) 10 (66.6) 4 (21.4) 4 (33.3) 7 (46.7)
Pseudomonas spp. 8 S 4 (50) 5 (62.5) 3 (37.5) 7 (87.5)
   R 8 (100) 4 (50) 3 (37.5) 5 (62.5) 8 (100) 1 (12.5) 8 (100) 8 (100)
Citrobacter spp. 8 S 2 (25) 3 (37.5) 8 (100) 5 (62.5) 3 (37.5) 8 (100) 3 (37.5) 2 (25)
   R 6 (75) 5 (62.5) 3 (37.5) 5 (62.5) 5 (62.5) 6 (75)
   S 80 (37) 135 (62.5) 174 (80.6) 167 (77.3) 72 (33.3) 157 (72.7) 129 (59.7) 123 (57)
Total   I 13 (6) 14 (6.5) 14 (6.5) 6 (2.8) 11 (5.1) 12 (5.6) 17 (7.9) 13 (6)
   R 123 (56.9) 67 (31.02 28 (13) 43 (19.9) 133 (61.6) 47 (21.8) 70 (32.4) 80 (37)
  1. AMP ampicillin, CHL chloramphenicol, CRO ceftriaxone, CIP ciprofloxacin, CN gentamicin, SXT trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, AMC amoxicillin-clavulanate, ERY erythromycin, CoNS coagulase-negative staphylococci species