Antimicrobial agent resistance in bacterial isolates from patients with diarrhea and urinary tract infection in the Sudan.

@article{Ahmed2000AntimicrobialAR,
  title={Antimicrobial agent resistance in bacterial isolates from patients with diarrhea and urinary tract infection in the Sudan.},
  author={Awad Ali Mohamed Ahmed and Husam Eldien H. Osman and A. M. A. Mansour and Hamid Musa and Aliko B Ahmed and Zein Al Abdin Karrar and Hameed S. Hassan},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2000},
  volume={63 5-6},
  pages={259-63}
}
Antimicrobial sensitivity tests were performed on four-hundred and ninety-seven bacterial isolates from Sudanese patients with diarrhea or urinary tract infections. Shigella dysenteriae type I and enteropathogenic Escherichia coli showed high resistance rates (percentage of isolates showing antibiotic resistance) against the commonly-used antimicrobial agents: ampicillin, amoxicillin, chloramphenicol, tetracycline, cotrimoxazole, nalidixic acid, sulfonamide, and neomycin, and were completely… CONTINUE READING

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