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Table 2 Antimicrobial resistance pattern among MRSA and MSSA isolates

From: Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage on admission among patients attending regional hospitals in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Antimicrobial drug MRSA MSSA p value
n = 22 (%) n = 67 (%)
Penicillin NA 63 (94)  
Ceftriaxone NA 0  
Gentamycin 10 (45.5) 3 (4.5) 0.00
Ciprofloxacin 8 (36.4) 2 (3) 0.00
Kanamycin 8 (36.4) 2 (3) 0.00
Linezolid 2 (9.1) 1 (1.5) 0.23
Mupirocin 0 (0) 1 (1.5)  
  1. MRSA methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, MSSA methicillin-susceptible S. aureus, NA not applicable