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Table 3 Antimicrobial susceptibility profile of E. coli isolated from meat, milk and milk products (n = 40)

From: Occurrence and antimicrobial susceptibility profile of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from food of animal origin in Bishoftu town, Central Ethiopia

Type of drugs Number (%) of:
E. coli a E. coli O157:H7
Susceptible Intermediate Resistant Susceptible Intermediate Resistant
Gentamycin 33 (82.5%) 6 (15%) 1 (2.5%) 7 (100) 0 0
Ampicillin 5 (12.5%) 4 (10%) 31 (77.5%) 2 (28.6) 0 5 (71.4)
Ciprofloxacillin 39 (97.5%) 1 (2.5%) 0 (0%) 6 (85.7) 1 (14.3) 0
Streptomycin 2 (5%) 10 (25%) 28 (70%) 0 1 (14.3) 6 (85.7)
Tetracycline 39 (97.5%) 0 (0%) 1 (2.5%) 6 (85.7) 0 1 (14.3)
Cloramphenicol 37 (92.5%) 2 (5%) 1 (2.5%) 7 (100) 0 0
Vancomycin 4 (10%) 0 (0%) 36 (90%) 1 (14.3) 0 6 (85.7)
Ceftriaxone 40 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (100) 0 0
  1. a= includes all isolates