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Table 4 Antibiotic resistance pattern of S. aureus and MRSA

From: Risk factors assessment for nasal colonization of Staphylococcus aureus and its methicillin resistant strains among pre-clinical medical students of Nepal

Antibiotics S. aureus (n = 30)
Resistant frequency (%)
MRSA (n = 8)
Resistant frequency (%)
Penicillin G 22 (73) 8 (100)
Ciprofloxacin 11 (36.7) 6 (75.0)
Gentamicin 10 (33.3) 5 (62.5)
Amikacin 3 (10) 1 (12.5)
Erythromycin 10 (33.3) 5 (62.5)
Cotrimoxazole 6 (20) 4 (50.0)
Tetracycline 6 (20) 3 (37.5)
Rifampicin 6 (20) 3 (37.5)
Vancomycin 0 0
Teicoplanin 0 0
Cefoxitin 8 (26.7) 8 (100)
Oxacillin 8 (26.7) 8 (100)
Clindamycin 8 (26.7) 3 (37.5)