Inducible clindamycin resistance in Staphylococcus species.

  title={Inducible clindamycin resistance in Staphylococcus species.},
  author={Faisal Iqbal Afridi and Mubarak Zeb and Arif Hussain and Badar Farooqi and Ghulam Murtuza},
  journal={Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP},
  volume={24 7},
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of inducible clindamycin resistance in clinical isolates of Staphylococcus species by phenotypic D-test. STUDY DESIGN Observational study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Ziauddin University Hospital, Karachi, from July to December 2011. METHODOLOGY Consecutive clinical isolates of Staphylococcus species were collected and identified by conventional microbiological techniques. Antimicrobial susceptibility testing and inducible clindamycin resistance was… CONTINUE READING