TABLE 4.

Gram positive cocci: percentages of corresponding results between the Pheonix and agar diffusion methods

Anti- microbial agent% Gram-positive
S. aureus (n = 42)Other staphylococci (n = 31)Enterococci (n = 22)
CAmEMEVMECAmEMEVMECAmEMEVME
PENa97.72.30093.63.203.2100000
OXA97.7002.396.8003.2
AMP100000
KAN10000096.83.200
TOB100000100000
GEN100000100000100000
LIN100000100000100000
OFX10000096.83.200
VAN10000010000095.54.500
TEC10000090.49.600100000
RIF100000100000100000
COT10000093.66.40095.5004.5
FSA100000100000
TET100000100000
Total99.60.200.297.52.000.598.80.600.6
  • a PEN, penicillin; OXA, oxacillin; AMP, ampicillin; KAN, kanamycin; TOB, tobramycin; GEN, gentamicin; LIN, lincomycin; OFX, ofloxacin; VAN, vancomycin; TEC, teicoplanin; RIF, rifampin; COT, cotrimoxazole; FSA, fusidic acid; TET, tetracycline.