Skip to main content

Table 2 Antimicrobial resistance in V. cholera e O1 and Shigella spp

From: Emerging trends in the etiology of enteric pathogens as evidenced from an active surveillance of hospitalized diarrhoeal patients in Kolkata, India

  Percentage resistance
Antimicrobial Vibrio cholerae (n = 230) Shigella sp. (n = 154)
Ampicillin 61.7 54.5
Azithromycin 2.5* 41.6
Ceftriaxone 12.3* 5.2
Chloramphenicol 1.3 64.3
Ciprofloxacin 8.7 90.3
Co-Trimoxazole 87.4 94.2
Doxycycline 1.2* ND
Erythromycin 10.4 98.7
Furazolidone 90.9 91.6
Gentamycin 0.0 ND
Nalidixic acid 93.0 93.5
Neomycin 0.0 ND
Norfloxacin 0.9 83.1
Ofloxacin 7.4* 81.8
Streptomycin 84.9 98.1
Tetracycline 47.0 89.0
  1. Note: * n = 81, ND = Not Done