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Table 2 Antimicrobial resistance among MRSA and MSSA strains

From: Molecular analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from four teaching hospitals in Iran: the emergence of novel MRSA clones

Antibiotic (%) MRSA (%)
N = 24
MSSA (%)
N = 122
Total (%)
N = 146
Tetracycline 19 (79.2) 31(25.4) 50 (34.2)
Erythromycin 17 (70.8) 28 (22.9) 45 (30.8)
Ciprofloxacin 16 (66.7) 17 (13.9) 33 (22.6)
Gentamicin 15 (62.5) 9 (7.3) 24 (16.4)
Clindamycin 14 (58.3) 8 (6.6) 22 (15.1)
Cefazolin 13 (54.2) 1 (1) 14 (9.6)
Linezolid 1 (4.2) 2 (1.6) 3 (2.1)
Trimethoprim Sulfamethoxazole 8 (33.3) 6 (4.9) 14 (9.6)