TABLE 2.

Antibiotic susceptibility profiles of the two C-MRSA strains in comparison with those of H-MRSA strains

StrainType of SCC mecMIC (mg/liter)a
OxacillinAmpicillinCeftizoximeImipenemErythromycinTobramycinKanamycinTetracycline
CA05IV8321280.1250.50.2520.125
8/6-3PIV8161280.1250.1250.12510.125
NCTC 10442I256256>512160.1250.1251128
N315II1632161>512512>5120.125
85/2082III3232>5120.5>5128512128
ATCC 29213b0.250.540.030.1250.2510.125
  • a The MICs were determined by the agar plate dilution method of the NCCLS.

  • b A methicillin-susceptible S. aureus type strain.