Table 1.

Some relevant properties of the 28 MR-CNS clinical isolates used in this studya

Isolate no.Staphylococcus speciesYear isolatedIsolation siteInfection or colonizationMIC (μg/ml) of:b
MethicillincTeicoplanindVancomycind
CNS 2 S. epidermidis 1995WoundInfection34 (8)2 (2)
CNS 3 S. haemolyticus 1995WoundInfection128 (8)1 (1)
CNS 5 S. epidermidis 1995WoundInfection64 (8)2 (2)
CNS 7 S. epidermidis 1995EyeInfection34 (8)2 (2)
CNS 8 S. epidermidis 1995WoundInfection64 (8)2 (2)
CNS 14 S. haemolyticus 1995WoundInfection1008 (8)4 (4)
CNS 15 S. haemolyticus 1995 Wound Infection 800 16 (32) 25 2 (2) 3
CNS 16 S. epidermidis 1995WoundInfection34 (8)4 (4)
CNS 18 S. haemolyticus 1995 Wound Infection 50 8 (16) 25 4 (4) 3
CNS 20 S. haemolyticus BloodInfection1004 (8)1 (1)
CNS 21 S. epidermidis 1995 Wound Infection 12 8 (16) 12 4 (4) 1.5
CNS 22 S. epidermidis 1995WoundInfection68 (8)2 (2)
CNS 23 S. epidermidis 1995ConjunctivaInfection62 (8)2 (2)
CNS 24 S. epidermidis 1995WoundInfection62 (8)2 (2)
CNS 25 S. hominis 1995 Wound >800 8 (16) 25 4 (4) 3
CNS 26 S. epidermidis 1996WoundInfection38 (8)4 (4)
CNS 27 S. haemolyticus WoundColonization1008 (8)2 (2)
CNS 28 S. epidermidis 1996EyeInfection4004 (8)4 (4)
CNS 29 S. epidermidis 1996WoundInfection68 (8)4 (4)
CNS 30 S. epidermidis 1995WoundInfection124 (8)4 (4)
CNS 31 S. epidermidis WoundInfection34 (8)4 (4)
CNS 33 S. epidermidis 1995 Wound Infection 1.5 8 (16) 6 4 (4) 1.5
CNS 35 S. epidermidis 1995WoundInfection64 (8)4 (4)
CNS 36 S. epidermidis 1995WoundInfection34 (8)4 (4)
CNS 38 S. epidermidis 1995WoundInfection34 (8)4 (4)
CNS 39 S. epidermidis WoundInfection38 (8)4 (4)
CNS 40 S. epidermidis 1995Infection38 (8)4 (4)
CNS 41 S. epidermidis Infection 12 8 (16) 12 2 (2) 1.5
  • a Bold-faced type indicates isolates examined in more detail.

  • b Underlined data are PAP results.

  • c Determined from PAPs, as described in reference 24.

  • d Determined by broth microdilution with readings after 48 and (72) h.