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I think this would be very interesting but perhaps very difficult, if not impossible, to find out in retrospect. Chairman: Thank you for your comment. Dr Van Boven: When you look to antibiotic sensitivity, it certainly is of great importance in treating patients, especially when bringing this to the level of the individual patient. However, you must realize that 50-60% (to be on the conservative side) of respiratory infection cases occur in general practice, where the treatment is completely empirical.

Aureus Staph. 25 I 2 2 I 8 (flg/ml) 16 256 256 32 16 125 125 * MS: methicillin sensitive: MR: methicillin resistant. Lowest concentrations at which 50% of strains was inhibited. Data collected from several investigations. ** 39 TETRACYCLINES Nowadays the tetracyclines are rarely used for treatment of infections with Staphylococcus aureus. g. bacteriostatic activity and the side effects, particularly regarding the broad spectrum effect on the intestinal flora, preclude their use. Three aspects of tetracyclines and Staphylococcus aureus will be dealt with briefly.

It is remarkable that, in Staphylococcus aureus, the plasmid concerned only carries the tetracycline resistance-gene [47] and no other genes. Many copies of this plasmid may be present in one cell, the number thereby determining the resistance level. Linkage to other resistance factors is lacking, when the resistance is plasmid mediated. R. Staphylococcus aureus strains, which are mostly tetracycline resistant, the tetracycline resistance determinant is a part of the bacterial chromosome [48]. Then linkage to other resistance genes (erythromycin, streptomycin) may occur.

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