TABLE 2.

Percentage of isolates with resistance to the indicated antimicrobials among the SSTI and colonization isolates

Isolates (n)PCR (mecA)% Isolates resistant to:
OXAERYCLICIPGENTETCHLSXTRIF
SSTI (16)10081.3100100012.587.562.500
Col (34)a10097.194.191.2035.344.167.6014.7
  • a Colonization (Col) isolates included were the subset from patients without MRSA risk factors. SXT was tested by disk diffusion. The following antimicrobials were tested by using Vitek 2: oxacillin (OXA), ERY, CLI, ciprofloxacin (CIP), GEN, TET, CHL, and RIF.