Antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Salmonella and

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Author : Ayalu A. Reda1, Berhanu Seyoum2*, Jemal Yimam2

Year : 2011

The study was conducted in two of the four referral hospitals
located in Harar, eastern Ethiopia. A convenience sample of
patients who visited the adult outpatient departments of Hiwot Fana
and Misrak Arbegnoch teaching hospitals from January 2007 to
February 2007 for complaints of diarrheal disease was included in
the study. These hospitals were selected for the study because of
their close affiliation to the Faculty of Health Sciences of Haramaya
University where the laboratory used for this study is located. The
patient flow of the hospitals ranges from rural and urban dwellers to
clients of diverse socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds.