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Table 2 Resistance pattern of vancomycin resistant staphylococcal isolates to commonly tested antimicrobial agents as determined by disc diffusion method.

From: Emergence of vancomycin resistant Staphylococcus aureus(VRSA) from a tertiary care hospital from northern part of India

Strains Resistant/Intermediate Sensitive
S. aureus (MIC van 64 μg/ml) Pen, Oxa, Gen, Tob, Amik, Net, Nor Cip, Chl, Ery, Tri/Sul, Cefo/Sul, Van Tet, Nit
S. aureus (MIC van 32 μg/ml) Pen, Oxa, Gen, Tob, Amik, Net, Nor, Cip, Chl, Ery, Tri/Sul, Nit, Van Tet, Cefo/Sul
S. aureus(MIC van 16 μg/ml) Pen, Oxa, Gen, Tob, Amik, Net, Nit, Nor, Cip, Ery, Van Chl, Tri/Sul, Cefo/Sul
S. aureus(MIC van 8 μg/ml) Pen, Oxa, Gen, Tob, Amik, Net, Nor, Cip, Ery, Van Tri/Sul, Nit, Cefo/Sul
S. epidermidis (MIC van 32 μg/ml) Pen, Oxa, Gen, Tob, Amik, Net, Nor, Cip, Chl, Ery, Cefo/Sul, Nit, Van Tri/Sul
S. epidermidis (MIC van 16 μg/ml) Pen, Oxa, Gen, Tob, Net, Nor, Cip, Ery, Van Tri/Sul, Nit, Amik, Cefo/Sul
  1. Pen: Penicillin, Oxa: Oxacillin, Gen: Gentamicin, Tob: Tobramycin, Amik: Amikacin, Net: Netilmicin, Nor: Norfloxacin, Cip: Ciprofloxacin, Chl: Chloramphenicol, Ery: Erythromycin, Tet: Tetracycline, Nit: Nitrofurantoin Tri/Sul: Trimethoprim/Sulfamethaxole, Cefo/Sul: Cefoperazoneoxacillin/Sulbactam, Van: Vancomycin.