Table 1

Antibiotic resistance profile of S. aureus (MSSA and MRSA) from Nigeria

Number (%) of resistant isolates among:

Antibiotic

MSSA

(n = 57)

MRSA

(n = 11)

Total

(n = 68)


Penicillin

49 (86)

11 (100)

60 (88.2)

Oxacillin

0 (0)

11 (100)

11 (16.2)

Teicoplanin

0 (0)

0 (0)

0 (0)

Vancomycin

0 (0)

0 (0)

0 (0)

Gentamicin

1 (1.8)

9 (81.8)

10 (14.7)

Tetracycline

27 (47.4)

11 (100)

38 (55.9)

Ciprofloxacin

12 (21.1)

8 (72.7)

20 (29.4)

Moxifloxacin

0 (0)

7 (63.6)

7 (10.3)

Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole

39 (68.4)

10 (90.9)

49 (72.1)

Phosphomycin

0 (0)

0 (0)

0 (0)

Fusidic acid

0 (0)

0 (0)

0 (0)

Erythromycin

2 (3.5)

6 (54.5)

8 (11.8)

Clindamycin

0 (0)

6 (54.5)

6 (8.8)

Rifampicin

0 (0)

0 (0)

0 (0)

Daptomycin

0 (0)

0 (0)

0 (0)

Mupirocin

0 (0)

0 (0)

0 (0)

Linezolid

0 (0)

0 (0)

0 (0)

Tigecycline

0 (0)

0 (0)

0 (0)


Shittu et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:92   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-92

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