Surveillance of Activity of Netilmicin in Comparison with Other Antimicrobials against Russian Ophtalmic Bacterial Isolates

Objective. Aim. To evaluate current susceptibility patterns of the potential ocular bacterial pathogens to netilmicin in comparison with other antimicrobials in Russia. Materials and Methods. Overall in the study were included 200 S. aureus strains (100 — MRSA), 50 — coagulase-negative staphylococci, 50 — P. aeruginosa, 50 — Acinetobacter spp., and 50 — Enterobacteriaceae strains, isolated from outpatients and inpatients located in 17 cities of different regions of Russia during 2010–2014.


In spite of development of number of new antimicrobials of other classes, aminoglycosides are still widely used in clinical practice. Their rapid bactericidal activity against the majority of common human pathogens as well as synergism with some …