Table 1

Antibiotic susceptibility of MRSA isolates from the kindergarten and hospitalized patients

% of Resistant


Antibiotic

Kindergarten Colonizers (N = 9)

Clinical Hospital Strains (N = 10)

95% CI*

P-value


Penicillin

100

100

NA/NM

NA/NM

Clindamycin

100

100

NA/NM

NA/NM

Erythromycin

100

100

NA/NM

NA/NM

Gentamicin

11.1

100

57.82–119.98

0.001

Vancomycin

0

0

NA/NM

NA/NM

Tetracycline

0

90

60.85–119.15

0.001

Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole

0

90

60.85–119.15

0.001

Ciprofloxacin

0

100

89.44–110.56

<0.001


*NA, not applicable; NM, not measured.

Lo et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2007 7:51   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-7-51

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