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Table 3 Antibiotic susceptibility rates of VS isolates from VS peritonitis episodes in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis

From: Viridans streptococcus peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis: clinical characteristics and comparison with concurrent polymicrobial infection

Tested antibiotic VS isolates in mono-VS peritonitis(n) VS isolates in mixed-VS peritonitis(n)
Susceptible (A) Non-susceptible (B) Susceptibility rate (%) Non-susceptibility rate (%) Susceptible (A) Non-susceptible (B) Susceptibility rate (%) Non-susceptibility rate (%)
Ampicillin 73 5 93.6 6.4 28 3 90.3 9.7
Clindamycin 67 11 85.9 14.1 29 2 93.5 6.5
Ceftriaxone 62 6 91.2 8.8 27 4 87.1 12.9
Erythromycin 57 21 73.1 26.9 26 5 83.9 16.1
Penicillin 71 7 91.0 9.0 27 4 87.1 12.9
Teicoplanin 74 0 100 0 29 0 100 0
Vancomycin 66 0 100 0 31 0 100 0
  1. Susceptibility rate = A/(A + B)
  2. Non-susceptibility rate = B/(A + B)