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Table 2 Spectrum of activity of colistin

From: Colistin for lung infection: an update

Gram-negative bacteria
Susceptible Resistant Variable
Gram-negative bacilli: Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter spp., Escherichia coli, Klebsiella spp., Enterobacter spp., Citrobacter spp., Salmonella spp., Shigella spp., Haemophilus influenza, Bordetella pertusis, Legionella pneumophila Gram-negative bacilli: Proteus spp., Providencia spp., Morganella morgani, Serratia spp., Edwardsiella tarda, Burkholderia spp., Brucella spp. Gram-negative bacilli: Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Aeromonas spp., Vibrio spp.
  Gram-negative cocci: Neisseria gonorrheae, Neisseria meningitides, Moraxella catarrhalis