Table 1

MIC distribution of various antibiotics against collections of hVISA and VISA isolates of MRSA

PhenotypeLevel of inhibitionMIC (μg/ml) ofa:
VANDAPOXAFOXCPT
hVISA (n = 93)MIC5010.251281280.5
MIC9020.55122561
Range0.5–20.125–18–5128–5120.125–2
VISA (n = 60)MIC504164640.5
MIC90822562561
Range4–80.125–20.5–5128–5120.125–1
  • a VAN, vancomycin; DAP, daptomycin; OXA, oxacillin; FOX, cefoxitin; CPT, ceftaroline.