Resistance to cloxacillin among hospital staphylococci.

  • G C Turner, Paris Cox
  • Published 1967 in Journal of clinical pathology


Cloxacillin-resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus were detected by their ability to grow on agar containing 1.6 mug./ml. of cloxacillin, a more reliable method than the disc-diffusion test. At Sefton General Hospital, Liverpool, between 1963 and 1965, there was an increase in the number of infections among in-patients that were caused by staphylococci… (More)


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