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Table 5 Multiple antimicrobial resistance 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

  Antibiotic-resistant
Bacterial isolates For 2 drugs No. (%) For 3 drugs No. (%) For 4 drugs No. (%) For 5 drugs No. (%) For 6 drugs No. (%) For 7 drugs No. (%)
S. aureus(n = 31) 7 (22.6) 7 (22.6) 3 (9.7) 4 (12.9) 1 (3.2)
CoNS (n = 127) 30 (23.6) 30 (23.6) 16 (12.6) 6 (4.7) 2 (1.6)
Streptococci spp. (n = 13) 3 (23) 2 (15.4) 2 (15.4) 1 (7.7)
E. coli (n = 14) 2 (14.3) 1 (7.1) 4 (28.6) 1 (7.1)
Klebsiella spp. (n = 15) 6 (40) 4 (26.7) 2 (13.3) 1 (6.7)
Pseudomonas spp. (n = 8) 3 (37.5) 3 (37.5) 1 (12.5)
Citrobacter spp. (n = 8) 2 (25) 4 (50)
Total N = 216 48 (22.2) 44 (20.4) 30 (13.9) 20 (9.3) 6 (2.8) 1 (0.5)