TABLE 2 

Microbiologic identification and oxacillin susceptibility results for all subjects

Identification or susceptibility resultNo. (%) for SCV status:
Yes (n = 38)No (n = 75)
Species identification
    S. aureus10 (26.3)25 (33.3)
    S. epidermidis22 (57.9)40 (53.3)
    S. capitis/caprae2 (5.3)3 (4)
    S. lugdunensis3 (7.9)2 (2.7)
    Staphylococcus warneri01 (1.3)
    Multiple Staphylococcus speciesa1 (2.6)4 (5.3)
Oxacillin susceptibility result determined in clinical microbiology laboratory
    Susceptible16 (42.1)28 (37.3)
    Resistant17 (44.7)40 (53.3)
    Both susceptible and resistant isolated in clinical laboratory5 (13.2)7 (9.3)
  • a The multiple organisms identified included S. epidermidis and S. warneri (n = 2), S. aureus and S. epidermidis (n = 1), S. aureus and S. capitis/caprae (n = 1), and Staphylococcus simulans and S. capitis/caprae (n = 1).