Table 4

Effects of subinhibitory concentrations of antibiotics on growth rate of S. aureus ATCC 43300

Treatment (μg/ml)Mean kg (generations/min)Mean tgen (min/generation)
Untreated cells0.05917.1
Linezolid (1)0.02245.2
Tetracycline (0.25)0.02050.4
Telithromycin (4)0.04422.9
Clarithromycin (4)0.03231.7