Table 4

Number and percentages of susceptibility of bacterial pathogen isolated from blood specimens of severely malnourished children below 60 months of age to selected antibiotics by HIV status.

HIV status


Antibiotics

positive

negative

n/total (%)

n/total(%)

Odds ratio (95% CI)


Co-trimoxazole

5/24 (21)

9/39 (23)

0.90 (0.25 – 3.24)

Ampicillin

16/30 (53)

12/39 (31)

0.33 (0.12 – 0.93)

Augmentin

14/25 (56)

19/37 (51)

1.04 (0.38 – 2.87)

Chloramphenicol

16/29 (55)

14/39 (36)

0.35 (0.13 – 0.95)

Cloxacillin

2/4 (50)

4/7 (57)

1.33 (0.11 – 16.0)

Cefuroxime

16/21 (76)

24/37 (65)

0.88 (0.31 – 2.45)

Ceftazidime

13/18 (72)

8/17 (47)

0.21 (0.05 – 0.9)

Erythromycin

8/12 (67)

8/8 (100)

2.67 (0.24 – 30.1)

Gentamicin

21/27 (78)

29/36 (81)

1.09 (0.32 – 3.71)

Ceftriaxone

27/32 (84)

35/39 (90)

0.16 (0.02 – 1.42)

Ciprofloxacin

14/15 (93)

14/15 (93)

1.0 (0.06 – 17.6)


Bachou et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2006 6:160   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-6-160

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