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Table 3 Antimicrobial resistance profile of Staphylococcus isolates to antimicrobial agents from samples tested at an academic veterinary laboratory, 2007–2012

From: Antimicrobial resistance patterns of Staphylococcus species isolated from cats presented at a veterinary academic hospital in South Africa

Group Drug Frequency Percent (n/N) b
β-lactam   26 28.9 (26/90)
 Penicillin PenicillinG 11 29.0 (11/27)
  Ampicillin 12 32.4 (12/26)
 Cephalosporin Cephalothin 1 2.7 (1/37)
  Ceftiofur 1 2.7 (1/37)
 Combination Amoxicillin/Clavulanic acid 1 2.7 (1/37)
Tetracycline Doxycycline 1 2.7 (1/37)
Fluoroquinolone   6 8.6 (6/70)
  Enrofloxacin 3 7.9 (3/35)
  Orbifloxacin 3 7.9 (3/35)
Aminoglycoside   4 3.6 (4/110)
  Gentamicin 1 2.7 (1/37)
  Amikacin 1 2.7 (1/37)
  Kanamycin 2 5.3 (2/36)
Potentiated sulfonamide Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim 4 10.5 (4/34)
Amphenicols Chloramphenicol 2 5.2 (2/36)
Lincosamides Clindamycin 13 34.2 (13/25)
Aminoglycoside-lincosamide Lincospectin 12 31.6 (12/26)
Macrolide Tylosin 2 5.3 (2/36)
  1. b = n is the number resistant, N is number tested