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Table 2 Antimicrobial susceptibility trend of S. Aureus in key hospital departments, 2008–2014

From: Drug-resistance dynamics of Staphylococcus aureus between 2008 and 2014 at a tertiary teaching hospital, Jiangxi Province, China

Period (N) Penicillin G Oxacillin Gentamicin Ciprofloxacin Clindamycin Eiythromycin Linezolid Vancomycin Tetracycline Cotrimoxazole
Respiratory Dept (411)
X 2 value 0.59 3.07 3.88 4.46 3.14 1.35 3.94 0.91
P value 0.44 0.08 0.05 0.04 0.08 0.24 0.05 0.34
Bum Dept (319)
X 2 value 8.53 3.26 8.72 11.94 10.00 10.24 9.39 5.97
P value 0.00 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.02
Brain surgery (235)
X 2 value 1.33 6.41 4.71 6.89 5.30 4.87 6.48 1.64
P value 0.25 0.01 0.03 0.01 0.02 0.03 0.01 0.20
Orthopedics (201)
X 2 value 1.19 4.14 4.86 6.72 7.61 8.71 8.22 1.92
P value 0.28 0.04 0.03 0.01 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.17
Emergency Dept (191)
X 2 value 3.13 6.97 5.68 6.86 5.88 5.48 5.05 2.44
P value 0.08 0.01 0.02 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.12
ICU (168)
X 2 value 0.83 1.84 2.74 2.31 1.81 1.97 3.62 2.49
P value 0.36 0.18 0.10 0.13 0.18 0.16 0.06 0.12