Table 2.

Relationship between MIC and MPC in S. aureus

FluoroquinoloneMIC99(μg/ml)MPC1010 (μg/ml)MPC/MIC ratio
Norfloxacin0.3723
Ciprofloxacin0.120.97.5
PD160793 (C-8-H compound)0.2214.5
PD161148 (C-8 methoxy compound)0.110.43.6