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Table 5 Distribution of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae with their MDR level in different clinical specimens, Addis Ababa between Jan to May 2017

From: Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase production and multi-drug resistance among Enterobacteriaceae isolated in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Specimens (number) MDR-E n (%) ESBLs test result n (%)
YES NO POS NEG Non-ESBL Suspicious
Urine (272) 181 (66.5) 91 (33.5) 138 (50.7) 14 (5.1) 120 (44.1)
Blood (90) 75 (83.3) 15 (16.7) 76 (84.4) 3 (3.3) 11 (12.2)
Wound or Pus (40) 23 (57.5) 17 (42.5) 21 (52.5) 2 (5.0) 17 (42.5)
Other specimensa (24) 12 (50.0) 12 (50.0) 11 (45.8) 0 (0.0) 13 (44.2)
Total (N = 426) 291 (68.3) 135 (31.7) 246 (57.7) 19 (4.5) 161 (37.8)
  1. a Other specimens, CSF & other body fluids, sputum, ear and eye discharge
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