TABLE 2.

Phenotypic characteristics of MRSA strains

StrainVancomycin MIC (μg/ml)tPMP susceptibility (mean % survival ± SD)a at:
2 μg/ml1 μg/ml
RN660714.5 ± 0.7 (S)16 ± 1.4 (S)
RN6607V249 ± 0.7 (I)54 ± 4.2 (R)
RN912011.0 ± 0.5 (S)3.0 ± 1.4 (S)
RN9120V298 ± 13 (R)95 ± 11 (R)
RN9120-GISA893 ± 18 (R)89 ± 19 (R)
A5937227 ± 4.7 (S)27 ± 5 (S)
A5940 (hetero-GISA)467 ± 16 (R)65 ± 20 (R)
  • a S, susceptibility; R, resistance; I, intermediate.