TABLE 1.

Linezolid susceptibility of S. aureus isolates from CF and other patients, by year

Patient groupResult for LRSA isolates by yeara
2003200420052006200720082009
No. of CF patients with LRSA/no. of S. aureus isolates tested (%)0/788 (0)3/306 (1.0)3/244 (1.2)8/272 (2.9)1/257 (0.4)4/271 (1.5)21/806 (2.6)
    No. of new CF patients acquiring LRSAb0332111
    No. of CF patients with LRSA by yr0335147
No. of all other patients with LRSA/no. of S. aureus isolates tested0/2,1670/2,1250/2,8160/3,5350/2,7100/3,4270/3,594
  • a LRSA isolates were not detected from 2000 to 2002.

  • b Year of first detection of LRSA.