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Table 2 Antimicrobial susceptibilities of Gram-positive microorganisms isolated from infections in ICU.

From: Patterns of antimicrobial resistance in a surgical intensive care unit of a university hospital in Turkey

  Percentage (%) of isolates resistant to indicated drug by broth microdilution
Antimicrobial S. aureus n = 100 CN1 – staphylococci n = 69 Enterococcus spp. n = 44
Penicillin G 95% 98.6% 84.1%
Ampicillin 95% 100% 77.3%
Amoxicillin/clavulanate 81% 88.4% 77.3%
Methicillin 82% 98.6% 50%
Vancomycin 0% 0% 0%
Clindamycin 72% 66.7% 86.4%
Erythromycin 86% 86.9% 86.4%
TMP/SMX2 39% 100% 75%
Ciprofloxacin 78% 37.7% 81.8%
Tetracycline 86% 100% 84.1%
  1. 1 Coagulase-negative
  2. 2 Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazol