TABLE 5.

Antimicrobial susceptibilities of Staphylococcus aureus from abscesses at enrollment, by study groupa

Antimicrobial agentNo. (%) of isolates for study group:
Cephalexin (n = 50)Placebo (n = 49)
Nafcillin6 (12.0)6 (12.2)
Erythromycin8 (16)7 (14.3)
Ciprofloxacin25 (50.0)30 (61.2)
Levofloxacin27 (74.0)39 (79.6)
Tetracycline39 (88.0)41 (83.7)
Clindamycin44 (88.0)44 (89.8)
Rifampin49 (98.0)49 (100)
Gentamicin50 (100)49 (100)
Trimethoprim-sulfamethazole50 (100)49 (100)
Vancomycin50 (100)49 (100)
Linezolid50 (100)40 (100)
  • a Of the 110 staphylococcal isolates, antimicrobial susceptibility data were available for 99.