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Table 1 Antibiotic susceptibility of methicillin-sensitive and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

From: Prevalence of nasal colonisation by methicillin-sensitive and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among healthcare workers and students in Madagascar

  Susceptibility [Frequency (%)]
Drug (ACa μg) MSSAb (N = 151) MRSAc (N = 20)
Cefoxitin (30) 151 (100) 0 0
Clindamycin (2) 149 (98.7) 20 (100)
Cotrimoxazole (30) 142 (94.0) 17 (85.0)
Erythromycin (15) 114 (75.5) 12 (60.0)
Penicillin (10) 11 (7.3) 0 0
  1. aAC: antibiotic concentration
  2. bMethicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus
  3. cMethicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus