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Table 2 Antibiotic resistance pattern of PVL positive and PVL negative MRSA isolates

From: Association of Panton Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) genes with methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Western Nepal: a matter of concern for community infections (a hospital based prospective study)

Antibiotic PVL positive MRSA (n = 79) Frequency (%) PVL negative MRSA (n = 60) Frequency (%) P value
Penicillin 79 (100 %) 60 (100 %)
Erythromycin 52 (65.8 %) 50 (83.3 %) 0.021a
Ciprofloxacin 61 (77.2 %) 51 (85 %) 0.251
Cotrimoxazole 48 (60.7 %) 45 (75 %) 0.077
Gentamicin 34 (43 %) 32 (53.3 %) 0.229
Clindamycin 08 (10.1 %) 07 (11.6 %) 0.772
Amikacin 06 (7.6 %) 08 (13.3 %) 0.266
Tetracycline 04 (5 %) 06 (10 %) 0.265
Vancomycin 00 00
  1. aSignificant association