Table 1.

MICs of vancomycin and teicoplanin for hVISA, VISA, andS. aureus ATCC 29213

StrainMIC (μg/ml) determined by:
Etest witha:
NCCLS broth microdilution0.5-McFarland inoculum (MHA)2-McFarland inoculum (BHI)
VancomycinTeicoplaninVancomycinTeicoplaninVancomycinTeicoplanin
MER4444612
MER-S6884241248
MER-S128164321648
MER-S208168322464
Mu32828416
Mu5048481224
LIM-12121.544
LIM-24821.5824
ATCC 292130.50.510.7522
  • a MHA, Mueller-Hinton agar plate; BHI, brain heart infusion plate.