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Table 1 SCCmec types and Oxacillin MIC values for staphylococcal isolates

From: Diversity of SCCmec elements in Staphylococci isolated from public washrooms

Species No SCCmec types Oxacillin MICs (mg/L) (there were no isolates with MICs within 4-32 mg/L range)
    0.12- 0.25 0.5 1 2 64 128
S. hominis 9 I 3      
VI    1    
N/T 5      
S. aureus 4 IV     3a   
VI      1  
S. warneri 4 I 1      
IV    1    
N/T 2      
S. epidermidis 4 I   1     
VI      1 1
N/T      1  
S. haemolyticus 3 I 2      
VI   1     
S. simulans 3 IV   1     
N/T 1      1
S. saprophyticus 1 I 1      
S. equorum 1 VI      1  
S. arlettae 1 IV     1   
S. condimeniti 1 VI 1      
S. cohnii 1 N/T   1     
  1. MIC breakpoint for staphylococci to oxacillin is 2 mg/L. MIC breakpoint for S.epidermidis to oxacillin is 1 mg/L [19, 20]
  2. N/T non-typeable, No number of isolates
  3. a-3 EMRSA-15 strains were determined by IVh SCCmec carriage, MLST and spa typing (Table 3)