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Table 4 Antibiogram of DEC isolates (n = 67)

From: A study of virulence and antimicrobial resistance pattern in diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli isolated from diarrhoeal stool specimens from children and adults in a tertiary hospital, Puducherry, India

Antimicrobial class Antimicrobials Resistance Intermediate Sensitivity
β-lactam Ceftriaxone 33 (49.2%) 1 (1.4%) 33 (49.2%)
Ceftazidime 18 (26.8%) 10 (14.9%) 39 (58.2%)
Cefoperazone-sulbactam 5 (7.4%) 0 (0.0%) 62 (92.5%)
Trimethoprim and sulfonamides Co-trimoxazole 29 (43.2%) 1 (1.4%) 37 (55.2%)
Tetracycline Tetracycline 24 (35.8%) 0 (0.0%) 43 (64.1%)
Quinolones Levofloxacin 22 (32.8%) 3 (4.4%) 42 (62.6%)
Ciprofloxacin 20 (29.8%) 11 (16.4%) 36 (53.7%)
Aminoglycosides Gentamicin 13 (19.4%) 2 (2.9%) 52 (77.6%)
Amikacin 5 (7.4%) 1 (1.4%) 61 (91%)
Phenicol Chloramphenicol 9 (13.4%) 2 (2.9%) 56 (83.5%)
  1. DEC diarrhoeagenic E.coli