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Table 3 Prevalence of different antimicrobial resistance type 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

Resistance type Overall N = 89 MRSA N = 22 MSSA N = 67 p value
n (%) n (%) n (%)
iMLSB 19 (21.3) 7 (31.8) 12 (17.9) 0.22
cMLSB 3 (3.4) 2 (9.1) 1 (1.5) 0.14
MS phenotype 11 (12.4) 6 (27.3) 5 (7.5) 0.02
MDR 19 (21.3) 16 (72.7) 3 (4.5%) 0.001