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Table 2 Distribution of bacterial isolates among different clinical features of external ocular infections at University of Gondar hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2016

From: Bacterial pathogens associated with external ocular infections alongside eminent proportion of multidrug resistant isolates at the University of Gondar Hospital, northwest Ethiopia

Bacteria species Clinical features with total bacteria isolated
Conjunctivitis
(n = 90)
n (%)
Blepharitis
(n = 79)
n (%)
Dacryocystitis
(n = 14)
n (%)
Keratitis
(n = 6) n (%)
Blepharo-conjunctivitis (n = 2) n (%) Total (n = 191)
n %
S. aureus 46(51.1) 40(50.6) 7(50) 3(50) 0 96(50.3)
CoNS 28(31.1) 26(32.9) 7(50) 2(33.3) 1(50) 64(33.5)
S. pyognes 3(3.3) 4(5.1) 0 0 1(50) 8(4.2)
Klebsiella spp. 5(5.6) 4(5.1) 0 0 0 9(4.7)
E.coli 4(4.4) 1(1.3) 0 1(16.7) 0 6(3.1)
Serratia spp. 0 2(2.5) 0 0 0 2(1.0)
Citrobacter spp. 1(1.1) 0 0 0 0 1(0.5)
Proteus spp. 2(2.2) 0 0 0 0 2(1.0)
Entrobacter spp. 1(1.1) 2(2.5) 0 0 0 3(1.6)
Total n = 191 90(47.1) 79(41.4) 14(7.3) 6(3.1) 2(1) 191(100)