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Predictive information for staphylococci: oxacillin-susceptible isolates

Oxacillin susceptible strains of staphylococci are resistant to ampicillin and amoxicillin, but susceptible to oxacillin, amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, ampicillin/sulbactam, ticarcillin/clavulanic acid, piperacillin/tazobactam, relevant cephalosporins (such as cefazolin, cefepime, cefotaxime, ceftazidime, and ceftriaxone), and carbapenems (such as imipenem, meropenem, and ertapenem).

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on March 01, 2016

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

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