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Table 5 MIC [mg/ml] values for drugs “last resort” of the MRSA patients in different age categories

From: Longevity and gender as the risk factors of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in southern Poland

„Last-resort” drugs Young old Old-old Longevity
Vancomycin [N = 136]
MIC 50 0.75 0.75 0.5
MIC 90 1 1 1.5
Teicoplanin [N = 136]
MIC 50 1 1 0.75
MIC 90 2 3 3
Tigecycline [N = 230]
MIC 50 0.094 0.094 0.094
MIC 90 0.19 0.25 0.38
  1. Abbreviations: MIC 50 minimum inhibitory concentration, that inhibits 50% of bacterial isolates, MIC 90 minimum inhibitory concentration, that inhibits 90% of bacterial isolates