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Predictive information for staphylococci: Methicillin-susceptible isolates

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

Reviewed by jcayless on December 03, 2019

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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