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Table 2 Correlation of antibiotic resistance between class 2 integron-positive and integron-negative of S. aureus

From: Variability in gene cassette patterns of class 1 and 2 integrons associated with multi drug resistance patterns in Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates in Tehran-Iran

Antibiotics All strains of S.aureus (n = 139) Integron-positive isolates (n = 49) Integron-negative isolates (n = 90) P value
R S R S R S
AK* 43 (31 %) 96 (69 %) 21 (42.9 %) 28 (57.1 %) 22 (24.4 %) 68 (75.6 %) 0.021
SXT* 38 (27.3 %) 101 (72.7 %) 24 (49 %) 25 (51 %) 14 (15.5 %) 76 (84.5 %) <0.001
C 21 (42.9 %) 28 (57.1 %) 21 (42.9 %) 28 (57.1 %) 28 (31.1 %) 62 (68.9 %) 0.116
TE* 78 (56.1 %) 61 (43.9 %) 38 (77.5 %) 11 (22.5 %) 40 (44.4 %) 50 (55.6 %) <0.001
CIP* 56 (40.3 %) 83 (59.7 %) 28 (57.1 %) 21 (42.9 %) 28 (31.1 %) 62 (68.9 %) 0.003
GM* 76 (54.7 %) 63 (45.3 %) 37 (75.5 %) 12 (24.5 %) 39 (43.3 %) 51 (56.7 %) <0.001
SPC* 86 (61.9 %) 53 (38.1 %) 41 (83.7 %) 8 (16.3 %) 45 (50 %) 45 (50 %) <0.001
ATH* 69 (49.6 %) 70 (50.4 %) 36 (73.5 %) 13 (26.5 %) 33 (36.7 %) 57 (63.3 %) <0.001
S* 75 (54 %) 64 (46 %) 34 (69.4 %) 15 (30.6 %) 41 (45.6 %) 49 (54.4 %) 0.006
GAT 44 (31.7 %) 95 (68.3 %) 19 (38.8 %) 30 (61.2 %) 25 (27.8 %) 65 (72.2 %) 0.127
OXA 104 (74.8 %) 35 (25.2 %) 41 (83.7 %) 8 (16.3 %) 63 (70 %) 27 (30 %) 0.056
PG 137 (98.6 %) 2 (1.4 %) 49 (100 %) 0 (0 %) 88 (97.8 %) 2 (2.2 %) 0.418
RP 43 (31 %) 96 (69 %) 18 (36.7 %) 31 (63.3 %) 25 (27.8 %) 65 (72.2) 0.184
LZD 24 (17.3 %) 115 (82.7 %) 9 (18.4 %) 40 (81.6 %) 15 (16.7 %) 75 (83.3 %) 0.486
CD 84 (60.4 %) 55 (39.6 %) 34 (69.4 %) 15 (30.6 %) 50 (55.6 %) 40 (44.4 %) 0.078
E* 95 (68.3 %) 44 (31.7 %) 40 (81.6 %) 9 (18.4 %) 55 (61.1 %) 35 (38.9 %) 0.01
TN 66 (47.5 %) 73 (52.5 %) 26 (53 %) 23 (47 %) 40 (44.4 %) 50 (55.6 %) 0.214
LEV* 56 (40.3 %) 83 (59.7 %) 28 (57.1 %) 21 (42.9 %) 28 (31.1 %) 62 (68.9 %) 0.003
CRO* 71 (51.1 %) 68 (48.9 %) 38 (77.5 %) 11 (22.5 %) 33 (36.7 %) 57 (63.3 %) <0.001
  1. *: significant values AK, Amikacin, SXT Trimethoprim- Sulfamethoxazole, C Chloramphenicol, TE Tetracycline, CIP Ciprofloxacin, GM Gentamicin, SPC Spectinomycin, ATH Azithromycine, S Streptomycin, GAT Gatifloxacin, OXA Oxacillin, PG Penicillin G, RP Rifampin, LZD Linezolid, CD Clindamycin, E Erythromycin, TN Tobramycin, LEV Levofloxacin, CRO Ceftriaxone, R Resistant, S sensitive