Table 2:

Antibiotics resistance patterns of S.aureus in Ethiopia.
The study area, and sampling site Study period Study group Specimen Decreasing order of rate of resistance of MRSA isolates to antibiotics Reference
SWE, JUSH 2000 Patients Body fluid PEN > AMP > TTC > CHL/STR > CPI [12]
NWE, GU 2002 Inpatients and outpatients Urine TTC > CHL > SXT > PEN > AMP > GEN > ERY > CIP [23]
NWE, GU 2006 Inpatients and outpatients wound AMP > PEN > TTC > SXT > CHL > ERY > GEN > CIP [24]
NWE, FHRH 2009 Inpatients and outpatients Urine TTC > PEN > STR > AMP > CHL > SXT > ERY > GEN [27]
NEE, DRH 2011 Inpatients and outpatients Ear discharge AMX > TTC > SXT > ERY > CHL > GEN > CIP [28]
NEE, DRH 2010 Inpatients and outpatients wound AMX > TTC > SXT > CHL > ERY > GEN > CIP [33]
NWE, GU 2011 Surgically operated patients wound AMX > AMP > SXT > GEN/CHL > ERY > CIP > TTC/MET [34]
NWE, FHRH 2012 Pregnant women Urine TTC/AMP/SXT > GEN/CIP > CHL > AMX [29]
NWE, FHRH 2012 Surgically operated patients Wound and blood AMP > CHL > AMX > SXT > TTC/GEN/PEN > CIP > ERY [30]
NWE, GU 2012 Diabetic patients Urine TTC/SXT/CIP/PEN > AMP/CHL > ERY > GEN [25]
NWE, GU 2009-2012 Inpatients and outpatients Ear discharge AMX > AMP > TTC > SXT > ERY > GEN > PEN > CHL > CIP [31]
SWE, Jimma town 2010-2011 School children and prisoners Nasal PEN > AMP > CHL > ERY > MET > TTC > SXT > GEN > VAN [9]
SWE, JU 2011 Inpatients and outpatients wound PEN > AMP > ERY > MET > CHL > SXT > VAN > GEN > CIP [8]