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Table 2 Antimicrobial classes and active substances administered to poultry in commercial farms in Nigeria

From: Association between antimicrobial usage and resistance in Salmonella from poultry farms in Nigeria

Antimicrobial class Active ingredient Farms observed (%)
(n = 41)
Aminoglycosides Neomycin 13 (32)
Gentamicin 15 (37)
Streptomycin 15 (37)
Amphenicols Florfenicol 6 (15)
Macrolides Erythromycin 21 (51)
Tylosin 15 (37)
Nitrofuran Furazolidone 1 (2)
Penicillins Amoxicillin 3 (7)
Penicillin G 1 (2)
Polypeptides Colistin 22 (54)
Pyrimidine derivatives Amprolium 3 (7)
Trimethoprim 8 (20)
Fluoroquinolones Ciprofloxacin 1 (2)
Enrofloxacin 13 (32)
Sulfonamides Sulphadiazine 12 (30)
Sulphadimidine 4 (10)
Sulphathiazole 3 (7)
Sulphaquinozalone 3 (7)
Tetracyclines Doxycycline 28 (68)
Oxytetracycline 22 (54)