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Table 3 Erythromycin and clindamycin susceptibility testing

From: Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of biofilm producing clinical coagulase negative staphylococci from Nepal and their antibiotic susceptibility pattern

Phenotypes MRCNS MSCNS Total
(n) % (n) % (n) %
E-S, CD-S 18 8.4 35 16.4 53 24.8
E-R, CD-R (constitutive MLSB) 51 23.8 9 4.2 60 28
E-R, CD-S (inducible MLSB, D-positive) 25 11.7 6 2.8 31 14.5
E-R, CD-S (MS, D-negative) 49 22.9 21 9.8 70 32.7
Total 143 66.8 71 33.2 214 100
  1. MRCNS‚ÄČMethicillin resistant CNS, MSCNS Methicillin sensitive CNS, E‚ÄČErythromycin, CD Clindamycin, R Resistant, S Sensitive, MLSB Macrolides, Lincosamides and Streptogramin B