Table 2.

MICs of antibiotics for S. aureus Wood 46-3

Antibiotic (source)AbbreviationMIC (μg/ml)
β-Lactams
 Ampicillin (Sigma)AMPC0.125
 Azlocillin (Sigma)AZLC0.5
 Cloxacillin (Fluka, Deisenhofen, Germany)CLOC0.25
 Flucloxacillin (SmithKline Beecham, Munich, Germany)FLUC0.25
 Methicillin (Sigma)METC1
 Nafcillin (Sigma)NAFC0.25
 Oxacillin (Sigma)OXAC0.25
 Penicillin G (Sigma)PENG0.06
 Penicillin V (Sigma)PENV0.06
 Piperacillin (Fluka)PIPC0.5
 Cefazolin (Sigma)CFAZ0.5
 Cefuroxime (Sigma)CROX0.5
 Cefotaxime (Roussel Uclaf, Romainville, France)CTAX0.5
 Ceftriaxone (Sigma)CTRX1
 Cefoxitin (Merck Sharp & Dohme, Haar, Germany)CFOX4
 Imipenem (MSD) (Merck Sharp & Dohme)IMIP0.03
 Aztreonam (Bristol-Myers Squibb, Regensburg, Germany)AZTR>128
Glycopeptides
 Teicoplanin (Roussel Uclaf)TPL1
 Vancomycin (Sigma)VAN1
Aminoglycosides
 Gentamicin (Sigma)GEN4
 Kanamycin (Sigma)KAN16
 Netilmicin (Sigma)NET2
 Streptomycin (Sigma)STR16
 Tobramycin (Sigma)TOB2
Fluoroquinolones
 Ciprofloxacin (Difco)CIPX0.25
 Ofloxacin (Sigma)OFLX0.5
Macrolide: erythromycin (Sigma)ERY1
Other classes
 Clindamycin (Sigma)CLI0.25
 Rifampin (Sigma)RIF0.008
 Tetracycline (Sigma)TET0.5
 Trimethoprim (Sigma)TMP0.25