African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5137

Full Length Research Paper

Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of Gram negative bacteria isolated from intensive care units in Al-Ahsa, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Lorina Badger-Emeka
  • Lorina Badger-Emeka
  • Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia.
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Abdulrahman Abdulhadi Al-Sultan
  • Abdulrahman Abdulhadi Al-Sultan
  • Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia.
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Abdullatif Sami Alrashed
  • Abdullatif Sami Alrashed
  • Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia.
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Mohammed Sami Alhaddad
  • Mohammed Sami Alhaddad
  • Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia.
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Afnan Khalifah Al-Barjas
  • Afnan Khalifah Al-Barjas
  • Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia.
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  •  Received: 25 June 2018
  •  Accepted: 07 August 2018
  •  Published: 21 August 2018

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