TABLE 2.

Antibiotic susceptibility rates of 212 colonizing MRSA isolates from children in Taiwan

Area of Taiwan (na)No. (%) of isolates susceptible to:
PenicillinErythromycinClindamycinDoxycyclineSXTVancomycinTeicoplanin
Northern (120)2 (1.7)10 (8.3)13 (11)118 (98)119 (99)120 (100)120 (100)
Central (42)01 (2.4)3 (7.1)39 (93)39 (93)42 (100)42 (100)
Southern (50)03 (6)3 (6)50 (100)49 (98)50 (100)50 (100)
Total (212)2 (0.9)14 (6.6)19 (9.0)207 (98)207 (98)212 (100)212 (100)
  • a n, no. of isolates.