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Table 2 Percentage susceptibility of MRSA isolates from the studied hospitals to the antibiotics tested by disc diffusion according to CLSI standards

From: Trends in antibiotic susceptibility patterns and epidemiology of MRSA isolates from several hospitals in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Hospital code FD GAT GEN LZD MUP Q/D SXT CHL
A (179) 3.4 84.9 36.1 97.8 74.3 100 20.1 68.7
B (72) 1.4 88.9 44.4 84.7 73.6 100 45.8 95.8
C (69) 2.9 87.0 68.1 92.8 88.4 100 66.7 91.3
D (64) 3.1 56.3 9.4 100 76.6 100 12.5 85.9
E (74) 9.5 52.7 29.7 94.6 71.6 100 31.1 71.6
F (54) 7.4 96.3 57.4 98.1 83.3 100 50 90.7
  1. FD = fusidic acid, GAT = gatifloxacin, GEN = gentamicin, LZD = linezolid, MUP = mupirocin, Q/D = quinupristin/dalfopristin, SXT = sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim, CHL = chloramphenicol.