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Table 2 Susceptibility rates for MRSA and MSSA strains

From: Colonization with selected antibiotic resistant bacteria among a cohort of Sri Lankan university students

  MSSA strains (n = 57) MRSA strains (n = 14)
Gentamicin (10 μg) 54 (94.7%) 13 (92.9%)
Ciprofloxacin (5 μg) 42 (73.7%) 10 (71.4%)
Clindamycin (2 μg)
Including inducible resistant isolates
50 (87.7%) 11 (78.6%)
Clindamycin (2 μg)
Excluding inducible resistant isolates
50 (87.7%) 14 (100.0%)
Fusidic acid (5 μg) 49 (86.0%) 12 (85.7%)
Erythromycin (15 μg) 24 (42.1%) 4 (28.6%)