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Table 3 Resistance rates(%) of Staphylococcus aureus to antimicrobial agents

From: Bacterial resistance trends among intraoperative bone culture of chronic osteomyelitis in an affiliated hospital of South China for twelve years

Antimicrobial agent 2003–2004
(n = 5)
2005–2006
(n = 13)
2007–2008
(n = 11)
2009–2010
(n = 17)
2011–2012
(n = 35)
2013–2014
(n = 30)
Vancomycin 0 0 0 0 2.9 0
Linezolid 0 0 0 6.3 2.9 0
Teicoplanin 0 0 0 0 0
Rifampin 40.0 12.5 0 10.0 25.0 20.0
Levofloxacin 0 43.8 54.3 33.3
Ciprofloxacin 0 41.7 10.0 26.7 25.7 30.0
Gentamicin 20.0 46.2 0 26.7 34.3 31.0
Clindamycin 36.4 10.0 30.8 62.9 44.8
Erythromycin 40.0 66.7 14.3 36.4 65.7 46.7
Penicillin G 33.3 100.0 81.8 87.5 94.3 88.0
Ampicillin 100.0 90.0 92.3 96.0 95.8