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Table 2 Antibiotic resistance profile of S. aureus

From: Staphylococcus aureus with inducible clindamycin resistance and methicillin resistance in a tertiary hospital in Nepal

Class of antibiotics Antibiotics Susceptibility (%) Resistance (%)
Aminoglycosides Amikacin 33 (86.8) 5 (13.2)
Gentamicin 28 (73.7) 10 (26.3)
Cephems Cefoxitin 23 (60.5) 15 (39.5)
Ceftaroline 30 (78.9) 8 (21.1)
Fluoroquinolones Norfloxacin 25 (65.8) 13 (34.2)
Folate pathway antagonists Co-trimoxazole 14 (36.8) 24 (63.2)
Glycopeptides Vancomycin 38 (100) 0 (0)
Lincosamides Clindamycin 29 (76.3) 9 (23.7)
Macrolides Erythromycin 20 (52.6) 18 (47.4)
Penicillins Ampicillin 0 (0) 38 (100)
Penicillin-G 0 (0) 38 (100)
Oxacillin 23 (60.5) 15 (39.5)
Tetracyclines Tetracycline 20 (52.6) 18 (47.4)
  1. Percentage calculated on n = 38