Table 1

Characterisation of bacterial strains used in this study

Strain

Type

fnbA

fnbB

mecA

agr

STa


8325-4

laboratory strain

+

+

-

1

8


DU 5883

8325-4 ΔfnbA/B [9]

-

-

-

1

8


ST2008 1028

clinical isolate, osteomyelitis

+

+

-

3

30


ST2008 0563

clinical isolate, osteomyelitis

+

+

-

1

8


HT2001 0390

clinical isolate, endocarditis

+

+

-

3

1


HT2001 0594

clinical isolate, endocarditis

+

+

-

2

15


aSequence Type (ST) was determined as described by Enright et al. [12]

Rasigade et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:263   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-263

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