Table 1:

The rate of isolation of S. aureus and MRSA in different parts of Ethiopia.
The study area, and sampling site Study period Total number of S. aureus isolated The rate of MRSA isolation (%) Reference
Addis Ababa 1987-1988 249 30.5 [11]
Addis Ababa 1989 40 [26]
SWE, JUSH 2000 61 84 [12]
NWE, GU 2002 31 64.5 [23]
SWE, JUSH 2003 34 44.1 [17]
NWE, GU 2006 51 70 [24]
NWE, FHRH 55 [14]
NWE, FHRH 2009 31 96.7 [27]
NEE, DRH 2011 203 52 [28]
NWE, FHRH 2012 3 100 [29]
NWE, FHRH 2012 11 100 [30]
NWE, GU 2012 7 100 [25]
NWE, GU 2009-2012 54 NR [31]
SWE, Jimma town 2010-2011 169 18.8% [9]
SWE, JU 2011 73 86.2 [8]
Addis Ababa 2013 34 [32]
NEE, DRH 2014 49.7 [13]
SWE, Jimma town 2014 13.8 [15]

SWE: South Western Ethiopia; JUSH: Jimma University Specialized Hospital;
NEW: North Western Ethiopia; GU: University of Gondar; FHRH: Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital;
NEE: Northeastern Ethiopia; DRH: DebreMarkos referral Hospital.