TABLE 1.

Antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of cfr-harboring S. aureus (004-737X) and S. epidermidis (426-3147L) isolates

Antimicrobial agentMIC (μg/ml)
004-737X426-3147L
Linezolid8>256
Chloramphenicol>256>256
Clindamycin>256>256
Quinupristin-dalfopristin84
Retapamulin32>32
Oxacillin>2>2
Ciprofloxacin>32>32
Erythromycin>256a4b
Mupirocin0.2564
Tetracycline>8>8
Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole>2>2
Vancomycin0.52
  • a Erythromycin resistance is mediated by ermA.

  • b No macrolide resistance mechanism was detected.