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Table 3 Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria isolated from diabetic patients

From: Urinary tract infections and antimicrobial sensitivity among diabetic patients at Khartoum, Sudan

Isolates RXN Antimicrobial agents (%)
AP CN A-C CEX SXT NF CIP
Gram-negative
E. coli (n = 22) S 16 (72.7) 22 (100) 20 (90.9) 22 (100) 18 (81.8) 19 (86.3) Nt
R 6 (27.2) - 2 (9) - 4 (18.1) 3 (13.6) Nt
K. pneumonia (n = 9) S 7 (77.7) 9 (100) 8 (88.8) 8 (88.8) 7 (77.7) 9 (100) Nt
R 2 (22.2) - 1 (11.1) 1 (11.1) 2 (22.2) - Nt
P. mirabilis (n = 3) S 2 (66.6) 3 (100) 3 (100) 3 (100) 2 (66.6) 2 (66.6) Nt
R 1 (33.3) - - - 1 (33.3) 1 (33.3) Nt
Total ( n= 34) S 25 (73.5) 34 (100) 31 (91.1) 33 (97) 27 (79.4) 30 (88.2) Nt
R 9 (26.4) - 3 (8.8) 1 (2.9) 7 (20.5) 4 (11.7) Nt
Gram-positive  
E.faecalis (n = 5) S 4(80) Nt 5(100) Nt Nt 5(100) 4(80)
R 1(20) Nt - Nt Nt - 1(20)
  1. Key: S, Sensitive; R, Resistant; −, zero; Nt, Not tested; AP, ampicillin; CN, gentamicin; A-C, amoxicillin-clavulanic acid; CEX, cephalexin; SXT, co-trimoxazole; NF, nitrofurantoin; CIP, ciprofloxacin.