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Table 4 Antibiotic susceptibility pattern of MRSA and MSSA isolates

From: Nasal carriage of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus among health care workers at Al Shifa hospital in Gaza Strip

Antibiotic MRSA (n = 51), n (%) MSSA (n = 11), n (%)
  S I R S I R
Oxacillin 0 0 51 (100%) 11 (100%) 0 0
Penicillin 0 0 51 (100%) 0 0 11 (100%)
Amoxicillin/ clavulanic acid 29 (56.9%) 0 22 (43.1%) 8 (72.7%) 0 3 (27.3%)
Erythromycin 33 (64.7%) 8 (15.7%) 10 (19.6%) 10 (90.9%) 0 1 (9.1%)
Vancomycin 43 (84.3%) 0 8 (15.7%) 10 (90.9%) 0 1 (9.1%)
Tetracycline 44 (86.3%) 2 (3.9%) 5 (9.8%) 9 (81.8%) 1 (9.1%) 1 (9.1%)
Cefuroxime 42 (82.4%) 6 (11.8%) 3 (5.9%) 11 (100%) 0 0
Gentamycin 47 (92.2%) 2 (3.9%) 2 (3.9%) 11 (100%) 0 0
Rifampicin 45 (88.2%) 3 (5.9%) 3 (5.88%) 11 (100%) 0 0
Clindamycin 44 (86.3) 5 (9.8%) 2 (3.92%) 11 (100%) 0 0
Ciprofloxacin 45 (88.2%) 4 (7.8%) 2 (3.92%) 11 (100%) 0 0
  1. Legend: MRSA Methicillin resistant Staph aureus, MSSA Methicillin suceptible Staph aureus