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Table 5 Susceptibility profile of cefotaxime resistant E. coli to other selected antibiotics

From: Antibiogram and beta-lactamase genes among cefotaxime resistant E. coli from wastewater treatment plant

AntibioticsPercentage of isolates
RIS
Amoxicillin-clavulanic acid35.352.911.8
aColistin sulphate76.511.85.9
Meropenem011.888.2
Ciprofloxacin47.123.529.4
Trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole81.3018.8
bGentamicin87.512.50
Tetracycline56.3037.5
Nitrofurantoin37.52537.5
  1. R Resistance, I Intermediate, S Sensitive, n = 51; an = 36; bn = 48
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