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Table 3 Antimicrobial resistance of SA isolates in the infections and in colonization

From: The general status of patients and limited physical activity as risk factors of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus occurrence in long-term care facilities residents in Krakow, Poland

Antimicrobial Wound infections [n = 14] no/% Other infections [n = 2] no/% Nasal swabs [n = 56] no/%
Erythromycin 6 42.9 1 50.0 12 21.4
Clindamycin 5 35.7 1 50.0 7 12.5
Norfloxacin 11 78.6 2 100.0 30 53.6
Ciprofloxacin 11 78.6 2 100.0 30 53.6
Gentamicin 4 28.6 1 50.0 7 12.5
Tobramycin 9 64.3 2 100.0 28 50.0
Amikacin 9 64.3 2 100.0 28 50.0
Mupirocin 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
Moxifloxacin 11 78.6 2 100.0 26 46.4
Methycillin* 8 57.1 2 100.0 23 41.1
Vancomycin** 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
  1. *Resistance to methycillin was measured with PCR and therefore methycillin resistance means here mecA carriers.
  2. **vancomycin resistance was measured with e-test.