Table 4

Daptomycin susceptibilities of S. aureus strains with various vancomycin susceptibility phenotypes

S. aureus phenotype a No. of isolates tested% Daptomycin susceptibilityReference(s)
hVISA2785 133
88100 60
VISA7017 b 129
3330 134
1753 60
1362 133
VRSA13100 129, 134
  • a hVISA, vancomycin-heteroresistant S. aureus; VISA, vancomycin-intermediate S. aureus; VRSA, vancomycin-resistant S. aureus.

  • b Includes isolates with vancomycin MICs of 16 μg/ml.