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Table 1 The MIC range, MIC 50 , MIC 90 and the cumulative vancomycin and daptomycin MIC distributions for MRSA isolates determined by BMD and Etest methods

From: Vancomycin and daptomycin minimum inhibitory concentration distribution and occurrence of heteroresistance among methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus blood isolates in Turkey

Drug-Method Cumulative % of isolates with the following MIC (μg/ml): MIC50 MIC90 MIC range
0.06 0.094 0.125 0.19 0.25 0.38 0.5 0.75 1 1.5 2
Vancomycin-BMD 1 (n)        1   103   71 1 2 0.5-2
(%)        0.6   59.4   100    
Vancomycin-Etest (n)       2 13 44 86 28 2 1 2 0.5-2
(%)       1.1 8.6 33.7 82.9 98.9 100    
Daptomycin-BMD (n)    2   15   97   61    0.5 1 0.125-1
(%)    1.1   9.7   65.1   100      
Daptomycin-Etest (n) 1 12 17 31 49 45 14 6     0.25 0.5 0.06-1
(%) 0.6 7.43 17.1 34.9 62.9 88.6 96.6 100       
  1. 1BMD: Broth microdilution.