Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology / 2019 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Microbial Contamination and Antimicrobial Resistance in Use of Ophthalmic Solutions at the Department of Ophthalmology, Jimma University Specialized Hospital, Southwest Ethiopia

Table 3

Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria species cultured from the contaminated eye drop bottles at the Department of Ophthalmology, Jimma University from June–December 2015.

Organisms isolatedNumber (%)

Gram-positive bacteriaStaphylococcus aurous (CPS)17 (60.7%)
Bacillus spp5 (17.9%)
Staphylococcus saprophyticus (CNS)3 (10.7%)
Staphylococcus epidermidis2 (7.1%)
Corynebacterium spp1 (3.6%)

Gram-negative bacteriaProteus spp5 (17.9%)
Klebsiella spp5 (17.9%)
Pseudomonas spp2 (7.1%)
Serratia spp2 (7.1%)
Morganella morganii2 (7.1%)
Citrobacter spp2 (7.1%)
E. coli2 (7.1%)
Edwardsella2 (7.1%)
Providencia2 (7.1%)
Salmonella spp2 (7.1%)
Acinetobacter spp2 (7.1%)

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