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Table 2 High level of resistance against six clinically used antibiotics showed by Shigella spp., Salmonella spp., and E. coli O157

From: Bacterial gastroenteritis in children below five years of age: a cross-sectional study focused on etiology and drug resistance of Escherichia coli O157, Salmonella spp., and Shigella spp.

Antibiotics Resistance (%)
Shigella spp. (15) Salmonella spp. (15) E. coli O157 (5)
Azithromycin 73 27 60
Chloramphenicol 20 7 20
Cotrimoxazole 100 40 80
Tetracycline 40 53 20
Doxycycline 20 7 20
Ciprofloxacin 87 47 60