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Table 5 Antibiotic resistance profile of S. aureus isolated from nasal carriers in Sanandaj city

From: Prevalence of and risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in the West of Iran: a population-based cross-sectional study

Antibiotic S. aureus
n = 181
MRSA
n = 55
R
n (%)
I
n (%)
S
n (%)
R
n (%)
I
n (%)
S
n (%)
Rifampin 15 (8.28%) 8 (4.41%) 158 (87.29%) 3 (5.45%) 1 (1.81%) 51 (92.72%)
Tetracyclin 33 (18.23%) 0 (0%) 148 (81.76%) 13 (23.63%) 0 (0%) 42 (76.36%)
Chloramphenicol 39 (21.54%) 6 (3.31%) 136 (75.13%) 8 (14.54%) 1 (1.81%) 46 (83.63%)
Fusidic acid 6 (3.31%) 0 (0%) 175 (96.68%) 1 (1.81%) 0 (0%) 54 (98.18%)
Trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole 17 (9.39%) 2 (1.10%) 162 (89.50%) 4 (7.27%) 0 (0%) 51 (92.72%)
Clindamycin 142 (78.45%) 9 (4.97%) 30 (16.57%) 32 (58.18%) 4 (7.27%) 19 (34.54%)
Gentamicin 4 (2.20%) 2 (1.10%) 175 (96.68%) 1 (1.81%) 0 (0%) 54 (98.18%)
Erythromycin 92 (50.82%) 16 (8.83%) 73 (40.33%) 27 (49.09%) 2 (3.63%) 26 (47.27%)
Penicillin 173 (95.58%) 0 (0%) 8 (4.41%) 55 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Vancomycin 21 (11.60%) 9 (4.97%) 151 (83.42%) 6 (10.90%) 3 (3.63%) 46 (83.63%)
Mupirocin 3 (1.65%) 1 (0.55%) 177 (97.79%) 0 (0%) 1 (1.81%) 54 (98.18%)
Ciprofloxacin 87 (48.06%) 11 (6.07%) 83 (45.85%) 16 (29.09%) 3 (3.63%) 36 (65.45%)
  1. R: resistant; I: intermediate; S: sensitive; n: number