TABLE 1.

MRSA isolates, Children's Medical Center of Dallas, 1999 to 2002

Isolate typeNo. (%) of MRSA isolates in study yr:
1999200020012002
Total MRSA8589177374
CA-MRSA79 (93)79 (89)167 (94)358 (96)
Available with susceptibility7678163330
Eryr56 (74)62 (79)122 (75)305 (92)
Clir Eryr16 (21)17 (22)18 (11)26 (8)a
Clis60 (78)61 (78)145 (89)303 (90)
Clis Eryr4045104279
Tested by D-test30335282
  • a One isolate in 2002 was resistant to clindamycin and suceptible to erythromycin.