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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