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Table 5 Antibiotic resistance of methicilline-resistant vs. sensitive staphylococcal strains isolated from touch surfaces

From: Antibiotic resistance, ability to form biofilm and susceptibility to copper alloys of selected staphylococcal strains isolated from touch surfaces in Polish hospital wards

Antibiotic tested Resistance for other antibiotics of CoNS (total) (n, %) Resistance for other antibiotics of MRCoNS strains (n, %) Resistance for other antibiotics of MSCoNS strains (n, %)
cefoxitin 63 (66.3) 63 (66.3) 29 (30.5)
erythromycin 66 (69.5) 53 (55.8) 13 (13.7)
clindamycin 49 (51.6) 43 (45.3) 6 (6.3)
ciprofloxacin 37 (38.9) 35 (36.8) 2 (2.1)
gentamycin 40 (42.1) 35 (36.8) 5 (5.3)
trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole 33 (34.7) 31 (32.6) 2 (2.1)
mupirocin 14 (14.7) 12 (12.6) 2 (2.1)
  1. MR methicillin resistant, MS methicillin sensitive