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Table 4 Trend over time of percent antibiotic susceptibility according to collection period

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

Isolation period (No.) FD GAT GEN LZD MUP Q/D SXT CHL
1 (55) 3.6 96.4 14.5 98.2 85.5 100 21.8 83.6
2 (206) 3.4 88.3 36.9 98.1 80.6 100 30.6 72.3
3 (210) 5.2 83.8 51.4 93.8 75.6 100 36.2 82.3
4 (41) 4.8 51.2 46.3 92.7 82.9 100 39.0 82.9
  1. FD = fusidic acid, GAT = gatifloxacin, GEN = gentamicin, LZD = linezolid, MUP = mupirocin, Q/D = quinupristin/dalfopristin, SXT = sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim, CHL = chloramphenicol.