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Table 1 Antibiotic susceptibility of 107 S. aureus isolates from faecal samples of E. helvum in Nigeria

From: Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus isolates from faecal samples of the Straw-Coloured Fruit Bat (Eidolon helvum) in Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Nigeria

Antibiotics (disk content in μg) Number of isolates Resistance rate (%)
S R
Penicillin (10 units) 103 4 3.7%
Oxacillin (1 μg) 107 0 0%
Cefoxitin (30 μg) 107 0 0%
Erythromycin (15 μg) 99 8 7.5%
Clindamycin (2 μg) 103 4 3.7%
Tetracycline (30 μg) 107 0 0%
Ciprofloxacin (5 μg) 101 6 5.6%
Chloramphenicol (30 μg) 107 0 0%
Fusidic Acid (10 μg) 104 3 2.8%
Gentamicin (10 μg) 107 0 0%
Mupirocin (5 μg and 200 μg) 107 0 0%
  1. S= Susceptible; R= Resistant.