TABLE 4.

Susceptibilities and treatments of U.S. VISA isolates

State and yr (reference)Drugs to which isolate was susceptibleTreatment
Michigan, 1997 (67)Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, chloramphenicol, rifampin, tetracyclineVancomycin, tobramycin then trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, rifampin
New Jersey, 1997 (76, 77)Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, chloramphenicol, tetracycline, gentamicinGentamicin, rifampin
New York, 1998 (53)Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, chloramphenicol, tetracycline, gentamicin, clindamycinVancomycin, tobramycin
Illinois, 1999 (15)Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, tetracycline, gentamicinVancomycin, tobramycin, rifampin
Minnesota, 2000 (24)Not availableVancomycin, nafcillin, gentamicin
Nevada, 2000 (24)Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, tetracycline, gentamicinLinezolid, doxycycline, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole
Maryland, 2000Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, chloramphenicol, tetracycline, linezolidLinezolid