Table 1: Antibiotic sensitivity pattern of Enterobacteriaceae on Ghanaian coin currencies in circulation at Cape Coast Metropolis.

Antibiotic Non-Susceptible Pattern of Isolates Food Vendors Students Transport Bank
N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Escherichia coli Pos 5 (4.17%) 3 (3.75%) 2 (1.25%) 0 (0.0%)
Neg 8 (6.67%) 5 (6.25%) 2 (1.25%) 0 (0.0%)
Enterobacter spp Pos 1 (0.83%) 1 (1.25%) 2 (1.25%) 0 (0.0%)
Neg 3 (2.5%) 7 (8.75%) 12 (7.5%) 0 (0.0%)
Shigella spp Pos 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Neg 1 (0.83%) 1 (1.25%) 1 (0.63%) 0 (0.0%)
Klebsiella spp Pos 1 (0.83%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (0.63%) 0 (0.0%)
Neg 5 (4.17%) 2 (2.5%) 9 (5.63%) 0 (0.0%)
Pseudomonas spp Pos 2 (1.67%) 2 (2.5%) 1 (0.63%) 0 (0.0%)
Neg 13 (10.83%) 6 (7.5%) 23 (14.38%) 0 (0.0%)
Proteus spp Pos 8 (6.67%) 5 (6.25%) 11 (6.88%) 0 (0.0%)
Neg 5 (4.17%) 7 (8.75%) 12 (7.5%) 0 (0.0%)
Total coins collected 120 (30.0%) 80 (20.0%) 160 (40.0%) 40 (10.0%)

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