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Table 1 Susceptibility of isolates and timing of isolation

From: The role of Staphylococcus aureus carriage in the pathogenesis of bloodstream infection

Isolates Number of isolates (%) (n = 79) Number isolated before or within 2 days of hospital admission (n = 53)
Penicillin sensitive S. aureus (PSSA) 12 (15%) 10 (83%)
Methicillin sensitive S. aureus (MSSA) 55 (70%) 38 (70%)
Methicillin resistant S. aureus (MRSA) 12 (15%) 5 (45%)