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Table 4 Difference in sensitivity pattern of frequently isolated Gram positive bacteria during two halves of study period.

From: Emergence of Carbapenem resistant Gram negative and vancomycin resistant Gram positive organisms in bacteremic isolates of febrile neutropenic patients: A descriptive study

  Staphylococcusspecies other than aureus Staphylococcus aureus Enterococcusspecies
  Period 1 Period II   Period 1 Period II   Period 1 Period II  
  n = 56 % n = 250 % p-value n = 14 % n = 43 % p-value n = 7 % n = 23 % p-value
Vancomycin 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 3 13.0 0.999 #
Cloxacillin 30 53.6 130 52.0 0.831 3 21.4 13 30.2 0.735 # NT - NT - -
Penicillin 49 87.5 192 76.8 0.077 12 85.7 40 93.0 0.587 # NT - NT - -
Clindamycin 20 35.7 82 32.8 0.676 3 21.4 13 30.2 0.735 # NT - NT - -
Ampicillin NT - NT - - NT - - NT - 7 100 17 73.9 0.290 #
  1. p-values calculated by Chi square test otherwise indicated
  2. # p-value calculated by Fisher exact test