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Table 1 Resistance rates of S. aureus isolates on admission and discharge

From: The role of patients and healthcare workers Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in occurrence of surgical site infection among patients admitted in two centers in Tanzania

Antimicrobial agent Admission (N = 129)
n (%)
Acquired (N = 29)
n (%)
P value
Benzylpenicillin 124 (96.1) 29 (100) 0.139
Clindamycin 2 (1.6) 1 (3.4) 0.254
Daptomycin 2 (1.6) 0 0.750
Erythromycin 32 (24.8) 12 (41.4) 0.035
Fusidic acid 0 0
Gentamicin 5 (3.9) 1 (3.4) 0.548
ICRa 22 (17.1) 10 (34.5) 0.018
Levofloxacin 1 (0.8) 1 (3.4) 0.126
Linezolid 0 0
Mupirocin 0 0
Rifampicin 9 (6.9) 7 (24.1) 0.003
Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole 68 (52.7) 19 (65.5) 0.105
Tetracycline 26 (20.2) 14 (48.3) 0.001
Teicoplanin 0 0
Vancomycin 0 0
  1. a ICR Inducible clindamycin resistance positive