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Table 1 Antibiotic resistance pattern of the S. epidermidis strains isolated from different types of hospital infectious samples

From: Virulence factors and antibiotic resistance properties of the Staphylococcus epidermidis strains isolated from hospital infections in Ahvaz, Iran

Samples (no. positive samples for S. epidermidis) Antibiotic resistance pattern (%)
P10* Cef Cip5 Clin Az Eryt Mup Rif Tet30 Tri-Sul N/F300
UTIs (10) 9 (90) 7 (70) 5 (50) 5 (50) 5 (50) 8 (80) 2 (20) 5 (50) 8 (80) 6 (60) 2 (20)
WIs (20) 19 (95) 16 (80) 15 (75) 13 (65) 12 (60) 16 (80) 11 (55) 12 (60) 19 (95) 15 (75) 8 (40)
RTIs (16) 16 (100) 13 (81.25) 12 (75) 12 (75) 11 (68.75) 14 (87.50) 10 (62.50) 11 (68.75) 15 (93.75) 13 (81.25) 6 (37.50)
Total (46) 44 (95.65) 36 (78.26) 32 (69.56) 30 (65.21) 28 (60.86) 38 (82.60) 23 (50) 28 (60.86) 42 (91.30) 34 (73.91) 16 (34.78)
  1. *P10 penicillin (10 μg/disk), Cef cefazolin (30 μg/disk), Cip5 ciprofloxacin (5 μg/disk), Clin clindamycin (2 μg/disk), Az azithromycin (15 μg/disk), Eryt erythromycin (15 μg/disk), Mup mupirocin (30 μg/disk), Rif rifampin (5 μg/disk), Tet30 tetracycline (30 μg/disk), Tri-Sul trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (25 μg/disk), and N/F300 nitrofurantoin (300 μg/disk) antibiotic agents