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Table 1 Antimicrobial susceptibility of N. kruczakiae CNM997/10, the causal agent of endophthalmitis in the present patient

From: Traumatic endophthalmitis caused by Nocardia kruczakiae in a patient with traumatic eye injury

Antimicrobial agent MIC (μg/ml)a Susceptibilityb Resistance breakpointc
Primaryc    
Amikacin 0.19 S ≥16
Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid ≥256 R ≥32/16
Ciprofloxacin ≥32 R ≥4
Clarithromycin 0.5 S ≥8
Imipenem 0.5 S ≥16
Linezolid 1 S ≤8
Trimethoprim/sulphamethoxazole 2/38 S ≥4/76
Tobramycin ≥256 R ≥16
Othersc,d    
Ampicillin ≥256 R ≥32
Cefotaxime ≥32 R ≥64
Meropenen 8 Na
Gentamicin 8 I ≥16
Tetracycline ≥256 Na
Chloramphenicol ≥256 Na
Clindamycin 0.03 S ≥4
Quinupristin/dalfopristin ≥32 Na
Vancomycin ≥32 Na
Teicoplanin ≥256 Na
  1. aMinimum inhibitory concentration; bS and R, susceptible and resistant; cResistance and susceptibility breakpoints are those recommended by the CLSI 2011 M24-A2, and dby the NCCLS 2003 M24-A; Na, not available