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Table 1 Antibiotic susceptibility. MIC values (μg/ml) determined by NCCLS broth microdilution of Atopobium isolates to various antimicrobial agents.

From: Association of Atopobium vaginae, a recently described metronidazole resistant anaerobe, with bacterial vaginosis

  ATCC BAA55 DM7193 DM7200
Metronidazole >32 >32 >32
Clindamycin <0.015 <0.015 <0.015
Ceftriaxone 2 0.5 .5
Cefoxitin 2 2 2
Ampicillin/sulb 0.25 0.25 .06
Meropenem 0.5 0.03 <0.015
Imipenem 0.5 0.03 <0.015
Moxifloxacin 0.12 0.06 1
Trovafloxacin 0.03 <0.015 2
Linezolid 0.25 .25 .06
Disk Tests    
Aminoglycosides* R R R
Vancomycin* S S S
  1. *done by disk diffusion as a screening test