Daptomycin susceptibility of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

Kaur, Rajneet; Gautam, Vikas; Ray, Pallab; Singh, Gagandeep; Singhal, Lipika; Tiwari, Rupinder
October 2012
Indian Journal of Medical Research;Oct2012, Vol. 136 Issue 4, p676
Academic Journal
The article discusses a study that investigated the in vitro activity of daptomycin against clinical isolates of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) obtained consecutively over a six-month period starting in January 2010. The researchers used standard biochemical tests and oxacillin agar in identifying the isolates. They found that daptomycin was highly resistant against all the isolates.


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