Table 2.

Resistance patterns of staphylococcal study isolates to other commonly tested antimicrobial agents determined by the broth microdilution reference methoda

Isolate (source)Agents to which the isolate is resistant or intermediateAgent(s) to which the isolate is susceptible
S. aureus Mu50 (Japan)P, Ox, Cd, E, Gm, Cip, Rif, TSXT, C
S. aureus Mu3 (Japan)P, Ox, Cd, E, Gm, Cip, C (I), TSXT, Rif
S. aureus Mu3-8R (Japan)P, Ox, Cd, E, Gm, Cip, C, TSXT, Rif
S. aureus N20 (Japan)P, Ox, Cd, E, Gm, Cip, C (I), TSXT, Rif
S. aureus 963sm (Michigan)P, Ox, Cd, E, Gm, CipSXT, C, Rif, T
S. aureus 966 (Michigan)P, Ox, Cd, E, Gm, Cip, C (I)SXT, Rif, T
S. aureus 992 (New Jersey)P, Ox, Cd, E, Cip, RifSXT, Gm, C, T
S. aureus803 (Florida)P, Ox, Cd, E, Cip, RifSXT, Gm, C, T
S. epidermidis 5289 (Virginia)P, Ox, Cd, E, Gm (I), Cip, SXTC, Rif, T
S. epidermidis 759 (Wisconsin)P, Ox, Cd, E, Gm, Cip, C (I), SXTRif, T
S. epidermidis 12333 (California)P, Ox, Cd, E, GmSXT, C, Rif, T, Cip
S. haemolyticus 142 (New York)P, Ox, Cd, E, Gm, Cip, C, SXT, TRif
  • a Abbreviations: P, penicillin; Ox, oxacillin; Cd, clindamycin; E, erythromycin; Gm, gentamicin; Cip, ciprofloxacin; C, chloramphenicol; SXT, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole; Rif, rifampin; T, tetracycline; (I), MIC in the intermediate range.