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Table 3 List of antibiotics used in this study

From: Virulence-associated genes and antibiotic resistance patterns of Vibrio spp. isolated from cultured marine fishes in Malaysia

Antimicrobial class Antimicrobial agent Code Dose Zone diameter interpretive criteria
     Sensitive Intermediate Resistance
Cell envelope antibiotics    
 Penicillins Ampicillin AMP 10 μg ≥17 14–16 13
Penicillin G P 10 unit ≥29 21–28 ≤20
 Cephems Cefotaxime CTX 30 μg ≥26 19–24 ≤18
Cefepime FEP 30 μg ≥25 19–24 ≤18
Cephalothin KF 30 μg ≥18 15–17 ≤14
Protein synthesis inhibitors    
 Aminoglycosides Gentamycin CN 10 μg ≥15 12–14 ≤11
Kanamycin K 30 μg ≥18 14–17 ≤13
Streptomycin S 10 μg ≥15 12–14 ≤11
 Tetracyclines Tetracycline TE 30 μg  
Nucleic acid inhibitors
 Quinolones Ciprofloxacin CIP 5 μg ≥21 16–20 ≤15
  Nalidixic acid NA 30 μg ≥19 14–18 ≤13
 DNA inhibitors Nitrofurantoin F 300 μg ≥17 15–16 ≤14
 Potentiated sulfonamides Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim SXT 1.25/23.75 μg ≥16 11–15 ≤10
Phenicol derivatives
 Chloramphenicols Chloramphenicol C 30 μg ≥18 13–17 ≤12
Transpeptidation/Translocation
 Macrolides Erythromycin E 15 μg ≥18 14–17 ≤13
Glycopeptide
 Polypeptides Vancomycin VA 30 μg ≥12 10–11 ≤9
  1. Zone diameter interpretive criteria were referred to the performance standards proposed by Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute [44, 46], with the exception for erythromycin and vancomycin which referred to Bauer et al. [47]