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Why is clindamycin resistance testing vital for CA-MRSA treatment?

Our studies have demonstrated that both Community-acquired (CA)- and Hospital-acquired (HA)-MRSA have a wide range of antibiotic susceptibility and resistance. The only way to tell whether a germ is resistance is to challenge it with an array of antimicrobial agents. Again, our studies have demonstrated that while the Staphylococcus aureus may be resistant to methicillin and clindamycin, it may be susceptible to penicillin G.  Dr. G.

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