TABLE 3.

Vancomycin treatment success rates and vancomycin bactericidal activity by sensitivity of the MRSA isolate to vancomycin

VANa MIC (μg/ml)nLog10 (CFU/ml) of killing (mean ± SD [median])Log10 (CFU/ml) of killing for group:% VAN successb
<4.714.71-6.26≥6.27
≤0.5 (5)94.91 ± 2.26 (5.94)33355.6
1.0-2.0215.32 ± 1.59 (5.40)61059.5
  • a VAN, vancomycin.

  • b P = 0.01 (Fisher's exact test).