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Table 1 MBEC values of vancomycin for S. aureus found in a few studies. Please note ATCC 29213 were tested in several studies with different MBEC values

From: Influence of biofilm growth age, media, antibiotic concentration and exposure time on Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm removal in vitro

S. aureus strains MIC (mg L− 1) Challenge medium Biofilm age (h) Treatment duration (hours) Biofilm model MBEC (mg L− 1)
ATCC 49230 2 TSB 24 24, 72, 120 96-well microtiter plate > 8000, > 8000, 2000 [9]
ATCC BAA1556 2 TSB 24 24, 72, 120 96-well microtiter plate > 8000, 8000, 2000 [9]
ATCC 6538P, MRSA 16 0.5, 1 Not mentioned 24 24 Beads > 2000 [10]
ATCC 29213, UOC18 1–2 CaMHB 24 1–72 CBD > 1024 [11]
ATCC 29213 1 CaMHB 24 overnight CBD > 1024 [12]
ATCC 29213 1 MHB 48 24 CBD > 512 [13]
ATCC 35556 1 CaMHB 24 24 CBD > 256 [14]
ATCC 29213, ATCC 33591, VRS5 1–2 CaMHB 24 24 CBD > 128 [15]
B341002, B346846 0.5–1 CaMHB 24 overnight CBD 128, 64 [16]
Clinical isolates 0.5–1 CaMHB 18 24 96-well microtiter plate 8–16 [17]
Clinical isolates 0.5–1 CaMHB 18 24 96-well microtiter plate 4–32 [18]
40 MRSA
isolates
1 TSB 24 overnight CBD 1–64 [19]