Table 3: Prevalence of antimicrobial resistance in isolates from raw buffalo and chicken meat samples.

Antimicrobials Buffalo (%)Chicken (%)TotalP value

Amoxicillin26(32.1%)55(67.9%)810.01
Ceftazidime0(0.00%)4(100%)40.47
Gentamicin3(21.4%)11(78.6%)140.05
Tetracycline17(30.4%)39(69.6%)560.01
Nitrofurantoin5(41.7%)7(58.3%)120.80
Cotrimoxazole9(25.7%)26(74.3%)350.01
Nalidixic acid5(16.7%)30(83.3%)350.01
Azithromycin0(0.00%)2(100%)20.24
Ciprofloxacin0(0.00%)0(0.00%)00.43

Resistant to less than 3 drugs33(51.5%)31(48.4%)640.09
Resistant to 3 to 4 drugs7(23.3%)23(76.7%)300.01
Resistant to more than 4 drugs0(0.00%)9(100%)90.01

Note. Antimicrobials without are tested in both gram positive and gram negative isolates; antimicrobials with are tested for gram negative isolates only; antimicrobials with are tested for gram positive isolates only.