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Table 3 Antibiotic profile of MLSBi, MLSBc and ERY, CL sensitive phenotype (n = 133)

From: Prevalence of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Lumbini Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Palpa, Western Nepal

Antibiotics MLSB Sensitive phenotype (69) p value
MLSBi (34) MLSBc (30)
Oxacillin
 Sensitive 20 (22.5) 13 (14.6) 56 (62.9) 0.001
 Resistant 14 (31.8) 17 (38.6) 13 (29.5)  
Penicillin
 Sensitive 1 (10) 2 (20) 7 (70) 0.419
 Resistant 33 (26.8) 28 (22.8) 62 (50.4)  
Ciprofloxacin
 Sensitive 22 (24.7) 13 (14.6) 54 (60.7) 0.003
 Resistant 12 (27.3) 17 (38.6) 15 (34.1)  
Cotrimoxazole
 Sensitive 20 (22.0) 14 (15.4) 57 (62.6) 0.001
 Resistant 14 (33.3) 16 (38.1) 12 (28.6)  
Gentamicin
 Sensitive 26 (26.3) 17 (17.2) 56 (56.6) 0.035
 Resistant 8 (23.5) 13 (38.2) 13 (38.2)  
Amikacin
 Sensitive 31 (25.2) 24 (19.5) 68 (55.3) 0.005
 Resistant 3 (30.0) 6 (60.0) 1 (10.0)  
Tetracycline
 Sensitive 28 (23.5) 23 (19.3) 68 (57.1) 0.001
 Resistant 6 (42.9) 7 (50) 1 (7.1)  
Erythromycin
 Sensitive 0 0 69 (100) <0.001
 Resistant 34 (53.1) 30 (46.9) 0  
Clindamycin
 Sensitive 34 (33) 0 69 (67) <0.001
 Resistant 0 30 (100.0) 0  
Vancomycin
 Sensitive 34 (26.2) 27 (20.8) 69 (53.1) 0.005
 Resistant 0 3 (100) 0  
Linezolid
 Sensitive 34 (25.6) 30 (22.6) 69 (51.9) <0.001
 Resistant 0 0 0