TABLE 1

Effects of DMSO on antimicrobial-mediated growth inhibition

Bacterial strain[DMSO] (% [vol/vol])aMIC (μg/ml) fora:
OxoCipAmp/MerKanDMSO (% [vol/vol]
BW2511300.60.0248/ND615
50.60.0248/ND3ND
7.50.60.0248/ND3ND
ATCC 2592200.150.0188/ND1610
50.150.0098/ND8ND
ATCC 179780ND0.3ND/0.4b46
3ND0.15ND/0.2b2ND
  • a Oxo, oxolinic acid; Cip, ciprofloxacin; Amp, ampicillin; Mer, meropenem; Kan, kanamycin; ND, not determined.

  • b Meropenem rather than ampicillin was used for A. baumannii since the MIC of ampicillin is too high.