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Table 1 Resistance rates of S. aureus isolates obtained from blood

From: Clonality, virulence genes, and antibiotic resistance of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from blood in Shandong, China

Antimicrobial Resistance rate (%) P-value
Overall MRSA MSSA
(n = 101) (n = 24) (n = 77)
Penicillin 86(85.1) 24(100) 62(80.5) 0.044
Cefoxitin 24(23.8) 24(100) 0(0) 0.000
Oxacillin 24(23.8) 24(100) 0(0) 0.000
Gentamicin 15(14.9) 5(20.8) 10(13.0) 0.538
Ciprofloxacin 21(20.8) 8(33.3) 13(16.9) 0.148
Levofloxacin 21(20.8) 8(33.3) 13(16.9) 0.148
Moxifloxacin 17(16.8) 7(29.2) 10(13.0) 0.124
Erythromycin 82(81.2) 23(95.8) 59(76.6) 0.071
Clindamycin 79(78.2) 22(91.7) 57(74.0) 0.068
Linezolid 0(0) 0(0) 0(0)
Vancomycin 0(0) 0(0) 0(0)
Tetracycline 23(22.8) 14(58.3) 9(11.7) 0.000
Tigecycline 0(0) 0(0) 0(0)
Rifampicin 3(3.0) 3(12.5) 0(0) 0.014
Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole 22(21.8) 2(8.3) 20(26.0) 0.068
MDR 77(76.2) 23(95.8) 54(70.1) 0.010