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Table 5 Comparison between the antibiotic resistances and presence of antiseptic resistance genes in staphylococci isolates

From: Frequency of antiseptic resistance genes in clinical staphycocci and enterococci isolates in Turkey

Antibiotic Gene (+) Bacteria
(n = 49)
Gene (−) Bacteria
(n = 20)
χ2 p
n (%) n (%)
iMLSB 22 (44.9%) 10 (50%) 0.014 0.905
Tetracycline 21 (42.9%) 8 (40%) 0.001 1.000
Ciprofloxacin 16 (32.7%) 5 (25%) 0.115 0.735
Tobramycin 14 (28.6%) 5 (25%) 0.001 1.000
SXT 12 (24.5%) 2 (10%) - 0.322
Rifampin 11 (22.4%) 7 (35%) 0.601 0.438
Chloramphenicol 6 (12.2%) 0 (0%) - 0.171
  1. Continuity Correction and Fisher’s Exact Test
  2. iMLSB Inducible macrolide-lincosamide-streptogramin B; SXT Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole