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Table 2 In vitro MIC, MBIC and MBEC values for the antibiotics tested against S. aureus DFU isolates (*CLSI range susceptibility)

From: Susceptibility patterns of Staphylococcus aureus biofilms in diabetic foot infections

  Antimicrobial agents
  FOX CPT CIP CLI DOX ERY GEN LZD MEM VAN
MIC range 1.5–256 0.064–38 0.06- >32 0.015–0.06 0.064–0.125 0.12- >256 0.06–64 1–2 0.015–16 0.25–1
MBIC range 2–256 0.5–8 0.5–512 0.5–128 0.5–512 0.5- >256 0.5- >128 1- >1024 0.5–32 1–16
MBEC range 2–1024 0.5–1024 256–512 64- >1024 64–128 64- >1024 1- >256 4- >1024 0.5- >1024 8- >1024
  1. FOX, cefoxitin (≤4 μg/ml*); CPT, ceftaroline (≤0.5 μg/ml *); CIP, ciprofloxacin (≤4 μg/ml *); CLI, clindamycin (≤0.25 μg/ml*); DOX, doxycycline (≤4 μg/ml*); ERY, erythromycin (≤8 μg/ml*); GEN, gentamicin (≤4 μg/ml*); LZD, linezolid (≤4 μg/ml*); MEM, meropenem (≤4 μg/ml*); VAN, vancomycin (≤2 μg/ml*)