TABLE 3.

Comparison of daptomycin E test and NCCLS broth microdilution MICs utilizing a total of 116 isolates on a single brand and lot of Mueller-Hinton agar

M-H agaraE-test formatbNo. with resultd:% EAc
−2−1Same+1+2+3
BDDapto only34721091.3
BDDapto + Ca15861586.6
  • a M-H, Mueller-Hinton. BD, Becton Dickinson.

  • b Dapto, daptomycin.

  • c EA, essential agreement or percentage of MICs ± one log2 dilution of the reference MIC.

  • d E-test MIC compared to reference MIC.