Table 3

 Antibiotic susceptibility findings

PatientAmpCtxChlEryGent100TrimOther
Year 1 Gentamicin sensitive
1 E faecalis SSRSSS
2 E faecalis SSSSSImi sens
3f/sSRSSS
4f/sSRRSS
5 E faecalis RSSSS
6 E faecalis SSRSSS
7 E faecalis RRRRSS
8Group D strepRRSSS
Group D strepSRSSS
9f/sSRSSS
10f/sSSRRSR
11Group D strepSSRRS
12f/sSSRRSR
13 Strep faecalis SSSSSR
14 E faecalis SRSS
15 E faecium RSRRSR
Year 1 Gentamicin resistant
16 (2 sets) E faecalis SRRRR
17f/sSRRRRRImi sens
18f/sSRRRRR
19Group D strepSSRRR
20 E faecalis SRSRRR
21 E faecalis SRRRRR
22f/sSRRRRR
23f/sSRRRRR
24 E faecalis RRRRRR
25f/sSRRRRR
26f/s 1SSRR
f/s 2RRSS
27E faecalisSRSSR
Year 2 Gentamicin sensitive
28 E faecalis SSSSSS
29 E faecalis SRSSTet res
30 E faecalis SSSSTet sens
31 EnterococcusspRSSSTet sens
32 E faecalis SRRSSVan sens
33Group D strepSRRSTet res
34Group D strepSSSSTet sens
35 (2 sets)f/s 1SRSSTet res
f/s 2SRSSTet res
f/s 3SSSSTet res
36 E faecalis RRSSRVanc sens
37 E faecium RRRS
38 E faecium RRRS
Year 2 Gentamicin resistant
39 E faecium RRSRRVanc sens
40 E faecalis SRRRTet res
41 (2 sets) E faecalis SRRRR
42Group D strepSRRRVanc, Teic sens; Tet res
43 E faecalis SRRRRVanc, Rif sens; Septrin, Cip res
  • Key: f/s = faecal streptococcus; S, sens = sensitive; R, res = resistant; Amp = ampicillin; Ctx = cefotaxime; Chl = chloramphenicol; Cip = ciprofloxacin; Ery = erythromycin; Gent = gentamicin; Imi = imipenem; Rif = rifampicin; Teic = teicoplanin; Tet = tetracycline; Tri = trimethoprim;Vanc = vancomycin; — = not tested