TABLE 1.

Effects of subinhibitory concentrations of linezolid and vancomycin on slime production of S. aureus (n = 8)

OD340 (mean ± SEM)
Control0.5× MICa0.25× MICa
Linezolid0.353 ± 0.0950.063 ± 0.032*0.136 ± 0.056*
Vancomycin0.353 ± 0.0950.069 ± 0.048*0.191 ± 0.107
  • a *, P < 0.05 versus control.