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Table 2 Type of antimicrobials used in the 98 chicken farms surveyed in Yaoundé, Cameroon

From: Antimicrobial usage in the chicken farming in Yaoundé, Cameroon: a cross-sectional study

Class of antimicrobial Name of antimicrobial Number (%) of drugs administered containing the antimicrobial Number (%) of farms using the antimicrobial
β-lactam Amoxicilin 1 (5.0) 1 (1.0)
Aminoglycoside Neomycin 1 (5.0) 1 (1.0)
Diaminopyrimidines Trimethoprim 4 (20.0) 6 (6.1)
Fluoroquinolones Ciprofloxacin, enrofloxacin, flumequine, norfloxacine 5 (25.0) 56 (57.1)
Macrolide Erythromycin 1 (5.0) 1 (1.0)
Nitrofurans Furaltadone 1 (5.0) 17 (17.3)
Polymyxins Colistin 3 (15.0) 3 (3.1)
Sulfonamides Sulfamerazine, sulfadimidine, sulfadimethoxine, sulfadiazine 8 (40.0) 53 (54.1)
Tetracyclines Doxycycline, oxytetracycline, tetracycline 5 (25.0) 46 (46.9)