TABLE 1.

VRSA strains and associated VRE isolates in this study

StrainStrain no.SiteMo/yr of isolationMIC (μg/ml)a
CCDAPDOXERYGMOXALEVLNZPENQ/DRIFSTRTECVAN
VRSA-4HIP14300Foot wound02/2005>16≤0.5≤0.25>8≤2>16>162≥20.5≤0.5ND16256
E. faecalisHIP14333Rectum02/2005NDND8>8>500ND>824161≤1,0001281,024
VRSA-5HIP15178Surgical wound10/2005>16≤0.5≤0.5>8≤2>16>164>22≤0.5ND8512
E. faecalisHIP15179Co-isolated with VRSA10/2005ND1≤2>8>500ND84282>1,00064512
VRSA-6AIS2006032Foot wound12/2005>1611>8≤2>16>162>21≤0.5ND161,024
E. faecalisAIS2007003Rectum12/2005ND24>8>500ND>822161>1,00064>512
E. aviumAIS2007004Rectum12/2005ND18>8>500ND822ND1≤1,0008256
VRSA-7AIS2006049Arm wound10/2006>162≤1>8≤2>1682>20.5≤0.5ND16512
  • a Abbreviations: CC, clindamycin; DAP, daptomycin; DOX, doxycycline; ERY, erythromycin; GM, gentamicin; OXA, oxacillin, LEV, levofloxacin; LNZ, linezolid, PEN, penicillin; Q/D, quinupristin-dalfopristin; STR, streptomycin; TEC, teicoplanin, TET, tetracycline, VAN, vancomycin; ND, not determined.