Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Efficacy of Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng in a Murine Model of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Skin Abscesses

Table 3

Resistance of Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates to antimicrobial drugs. The tests were performed according to the CLSI recommendations [19]. The presence or absence of the genes mecA and CoA was verified by the polymerase chain reaction technique, according to the procedure described by Rallapalli et al. [20].

Clinical isolatesSpecimenmecA geneCoA geneAntibiotic resistance

Strain 01BL++Amp, Chlo, Cip, Ery, Gen, Pen, Sul
Strain 02BL++Amp, Chlo, Pen, Sul, Tet
Strain 03BL++Amp, Chlo, Cip, Ery, Gen, Pen, Sul, Tet
Strain 04BL++Amp, Ery, Gen, Pen, Sul
Strain 05BL++ Chlo, Ery, Gen, Pen, Tet
Strain 06BL+Amp, Chlo, Cip, Ery, Gen, Pen, Sul
Strain 07BL++Amp, Ery, Gen, Pen, Sul
Strain 08BL++Amp, Chlo, Pen, Sul, Tet
Strain 09BL++Amp, Gen, Pen, Sul, Tet
Strain 10BL++Amp, Chlo, Ery, Gen, Pen, Sul
Strain 11CT++Amp, Chlo, Ery, Gen, Pen, Tet
Strain 12WF++Amp, Ery, Gen, Pen, Sul, Tet
Strain 13CT++Amp, Chlo, Cip, Ery, Gen, Pen, Sul, Tet
Strain 14WF++Amp, Chlo, Cip, Ery, Gen, Pen, Sul, Tet

Catheter tip (CT); blood (BL); wound fluid (WF) from diabetic foot ulcers. Pen: penicillin; Amp: ampicillin; Ery: erythromycin; Cip: ciprofloxacin; Gen: gentamicin; Chlo: chloramphenicol; Tet: tetracycline; Sul: sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim; Van: vancomycin.