Table 3

MICs of antibiotics tested in BHI medium against 6 selected S. aureus strains

MIC (mg/L) in BHI mediuma


Antibiotic

8325-4

DU5883

ST2008 1028

ST2008 0563

HT2000 0594

HT2001 0390


Oxacilllin

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25

0.25


Gentamicin

1

1

1

1

1

1


Vancomycin

2

2

1

1

2

2


Clindamycin

0.15

> 128b

0.30

0.30

0.30

0.30


Linezolid

1

1

1

1

1

1


Rifampicin

0.006

0.006

0.006

0.006

0.006

0.006


Moxifloxacin

0.12

0.12

0.12

0.12

0.12

0.12


aMICs were determined with a standard microdilution method recommended by the CSLI in BHI medium inoculated with 5 × 105 CFU/mL bDU5883 strain is resistant to clindamycin as it harbours the ermB gene [9]

Rasigade et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:263   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-263

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