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Table 3 D-zone test profile of S. aureus

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

Phenotypes MRSA (%) MSSA (%) Chi-square statistic p-value
cMLSB (EM-R, CD-R) 3 (20%) 4 (17.4%) 0.05* 0.822
iMLSB (EM-R, CD-S, D +) 6 (40%) 8 (34.9%) 0.11 0.745
MS (EM-R, CD-S, D) 2 (13.3%) 5 (21.7%) 0.05* 0.822
Susceptible (EM-S, CD-S) 4 (26.7%) 6 (26%) 0.11* 0.736
Total 15 (100%) 23 (100%)   
  1. MRSA methicillin-resistant Sthaphylococcus aureus, MSSA methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus, MLSB macrolide lincosamide-streptogramin B family of antibiotics, cMLSB constitutive MLSB phenotype, iMLSB inducible MLSB phenotype, MS macrolide-streptogramin B phenotype, EM erythromycin, CD  clindamycin, R resistant, S susceptible, D+ D-zone test positive, D D-zone test negative, *Represent the chi-square value with Yates correction