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oxacillin

 [ok″sah-sil´in]
a semisynthetic penicillinase-resistant penicillin used orally or parenterally as the sodium salt in infections due to penicillin-resistant, gram-positive organisms.

oxacillin

(ŏk′sə-sĭl′ĭn)
n.
A semisynthetic penicillin, C19H19N3O5S, that is resistant to penicillinase, used in the form of its sodium salt primarily to treat infections caused by penicillinase-producing staphylococcus bacteria.

oxacillin

A semisynthetic penicillin
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Oxacillin disk (1ug) was applied and plates incubated at 35AdegC for 24 hrs.
aureusClonality/ST (n) Oxacillin Vancomycin MIC50 n (%) R MIC50 n (%) R MSSA (145) 0.5 0 (0) 1 2 (1.4) MRSA (55) 64 55 (100) 1 4 (7.3) USA100/ST5 (25) 256 25 (100) 2 3 (12) USA800/ST5 (17) 16 17 (100) 1 1 (5.9) USA1100/ST30 (10) 4 10 (100) 1 0 (0) USA400/ST1 (3) 16 3 (100) 2 0 (0) S.
While oxacillin, Cefoxitin and ceftriaxone was almost 100% (21) resistant.
The study found Oxacillin 100%, Cefoxitin 100%, Ampicillin 100%, Cefotaxime84.5% and 71.15%, Vancomycin 78.87 and 78.84%, Cefixime 70.42 and 76.92% facing resistance MDR S.
All of the MSSA strains were sensitive to azithromycin, penicillin, chloramphenicol, doxycycline, tetracycline, gentamicin, of loxacin, vancomycin, ampicillin, cefoxitin and oxacillin and showed least sensitive to ciprofloxacin.
Following antibiotics were selected based on clinical and laboratory standards Institute (CLSI) guideline: Penicillin (10 [micro]), Erythromycin (15 [micro]g), Clindamycin (2 [micro]g), Ciprofloxacin (5 [micro]g), Cotrimoxazole (1.25/23.75 [micro]g), Amikacin (30 [micro]g), Oxacillin (1 [micro]g), Cefoxitin (30 [micro]g) and Linezolid (30 [micro]g), Vancomycin E strip.
LEVO, levofloxacin; LVX, levofloxacin resistance to isolate 2; OXA, oxacillin; SXT, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole; TET, tetracycline.
The distribution of antibiotic resistant strains according to Serogroup and Serotypes Serogroups/Serotypes Antibiotics 1 19G 7G 14 18G 6G 23G 4 3 5 9G Oxacillin - 12 1 3 4 6 5 - 1 2 3 Eritromycin - 7 - 3 3 4 4 - 1 - - Tetracycline - 7 - 2 1 3 4 - 1 - - Levofloxacin - 1 - - - - - - - - - Ofloxacin - 2 (1) (1) - 2+(1) 1 (1) 2 - - SXT - 11 - 3 2 5 2+(1) - 1 2 3 Chloramphenicol - - - - 2 2 - - - - - Clindamycin - 6 - 2 3 3 - - 1 - - Serogroups/Serotypes Antibiotics C Oxacillin 7 Eritromycin 3 Tetracycline 5 Levofloxacin 1 Ofloxacin 3 SXT 3+(4) Chloramphenicol - Clindamycin 2 G: Serogroup, C: Can not be serotyped, (n): Intermediate resistance, SXT: Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim Table 4.
aureus to the tested antibiotics, with lowest resistance to oxacillin (6.5%) and cefoxitin (4.4%), whereas the highest resistance was to penicillin (71.7%).
A total of 57 % of Oxacillin resistant MRSA was observed in laying hens, 53% in broilers, and 31% in bovine.
As the CT of the chest was stable and the patient was clinically improving, surgery to replace the tricuspid valve was deferred with plans to treat the patient with six weeks of oxacillin.
These results suggest an association of methicillin (oxacillin) resistance with hospital associated population.