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Staphylococcus aureus

Antibiogram - Staphylococcus aureus
Number of Isolates Identified - 2398
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SusceptibleIsolates Tested
Ampicillin (Am) 0 2124
Amikacin (Ak)    
Amoxicillin/clavulanate (Aug) 66 955
Ampicillin/sulbactam (A/S) 66 955
Cefotaxime (Cft) - Non-meningitis    
Cefotaxime (Cft) - Meningitis    
Ceftriaxone (Cax) 65 576
Clindamycin (Cd) 77 2308
Ciprofloxacin (Cp) 66 1201
Daptomycin (Dap) 99 2124
Erythromycin (E) 50 2308
Gatifloxacin (Gat)    
Gentamicin (Gm) 99 2370
Gentamicin 500 (Gm 500)    
Levofloxacin (Lvx) 68 2124
Linezolid (Lzd) 99 2124
Moxifloxacin (Mxf)    
Nitrofurantoin (Fd) 100 1610
Oxacillin (Ox) 65 2370
Penicillin-G (P) 18 2124
Rifampin (R/F) 99 2124
Quinupristin-dalfopristin (Syn)    
Streptomycin 2000 (ST2000)    
Tetracycline (Te) 96 2370
Trimethoprim/sulfa (T/S) 99 2370
Vancomycin (Va) 100 2287

To read this antibiogram:

  1. Each antibiotic is presented in three columns. The first column lists the name of the antibiotic. The middle column represents susceptibility in percent to that antibiotic. The 3rd column represents the number of isolates tested for that specific antibiotic.
  2. Susceptibility greater than or equal to 90% is highlighted in GREEN, 60%-89% in YELLOW, and less than 60% in RED. Susceptibility not reaching 100% is also labeled as 99%.
  3. Nitrofurantoin is tested for urine specimens only.
  4. The susceptibility result for Streptococcus pneumoniae is a combination of screening test and E-test results.
  5. CLSI performance standards for antimicrobial susceptibility testing were applied. CLSI stands for Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (Formerly NCCLS, The National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards).
  6. Empty cells indicate that susceptibility testing for that specific organism and antibiotic is not recommended or complete testing data was not available or the number is too small for a valid reporting.

Last modified on 09/18/2018

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