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Research Article

Antimicrobial Potential of Caffeic Acid against Staphylococcus aureus Clinical Strains

Table 1

Antibiotic resistance profiles for tested Staphylococcus aureus strains.

StrainCefoxitin Diameter of the Inhibition Zone [mm]Methicillin resistance according to mecA presenceErythromycin Diameter of the Inhibition Zone [mm]Clindamycin Diameter of the Inhibition Zone [mm]Mechanism of Resistance to ML AntibioticsThe MIC of Vancomycin
μg/mL
Vancomycin resistance profile

S. aureus ATCC 2592335MSS2525-0.75
S. aureus ATCC 4330021MRS00cML0.38S
S. aureus ATCC 653831MRSA3030-0.50S
S. aureus 34MSSA2525-0.75S
S. aureus 232MSSA2325-0.38S
S. aureus 331MSSA025iML0.50S
S. aureus 432MRSA2527-0.50S
S. aureus 513MRSA030iML0.75S
S. aureus 631MSSA3035-0.38S
S. aureus 732MRSA3533-0.50S
S. aureus 831MSSA3035-0.38S
S. aureus 930MRSA3525-0.38S
S. aureus 1031MSSA1022iML0.38S
S. aureus 1131MSSA2122-0.38S
S. aureus 128MRSA00cML0.75S
S. aureus 1314MRSA00cML0.75S
S. aureus 140MRSA00cML0.75S
S. aureus 1521MRSA2530-0.38S
S. aureus 1618MRSA00cML0.50S
S. aureus 1711MRSA00cML0.38S
S. aureus 1819MRSA2530-0.50S
S. aureus 1914MRSA00cML0.50S
S. aureus 2019MRSA00cML0.38S

taphylococcus aureus 1 ÷ 20: strains from intractable surgical wounds.
SSA: methicillin-susceptible S. aureus.
RSA: methicillin-resistant S. aureus.
ML: constitutive macrolide, lincosamide, and type B streptogramin mechanism.
ML: inducible macrolide, lincosamide, and type B streptogramin mechanism.
: sensitive.

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