Table 1: Antibiograms of 21 Staphylococcus aureus strains used in this study.

StrainsSourceDate of isolationAntibiotic resistancesV MICCIP MICOX MICCT MIC
(mo/yr)( g·mL)( g·mL)( g·mL)( g·mL)

SA003Blood2/2003P10.120.124
SA006Skin2/2003M, P, CI, CM, E1641288
SA009Skin abscess3/2003M, CI, CM, E0.512825616
SA017Skin abscess5/2003P, T20.50.54
SA018Broncheal swab6/2003M, P, CI, CM, E, G212851216
SA025Sputum10/20030.250.250.124
SA039Broncheal swab2/2004M, P, CI, CM, E, G, RI, T, TMP/SXT151251264
SA059Broncheal swab6/2004M, P, CI, T, TMX/SXT21285128
SA079Sputum9/2004M, P, CI, CM, E, G, TMP/SXT412825632
SA092Abscess10/2004M, P, E11612816
SA106Wound isolate1/2005M, P, CI, CM, E, G, T, TMP/SXT0.525651216
SA118Blood1/2005M, P, E, G16425616
SA121Wound isolate3/2005M, P, CM, E, G112825616
SA142Abscess5/2005P, T, E110.58
SA146Skin abscess5/2005M, P, CM, E, T26412816
SA165Urine6/2006P, CI, CM, E, G, RI, T225651216
SA173Broncheal swab8/2005M, P, T0.25321288
SA179Blood9/2005M, CI, CM, E112851216
SA192Urine10/2005M, P, CI, CM, E, G16451216
SA203Wound isolate12/2005M, P, CM, T26451216
ATCC25923CMCC10.250.254

Abbreviations: M: methicillin; P: penicillin; CI: clindamycin; CM: chloramphenicol; E: erythromycin; G: gentamicin; RI: rifampin; T: tetracycline; TMP/SXT: trimethoprimsulfamethoxazole; V: vancomycin; CIP: Ciprofloxacin; OX: Oxacillin.