Table 2

Characteristics and bla locus allotypes of MSSA strains used in this studya)

Clonal complex b)

MLST (ST)

PFGE type

Strain

Origin

Isolation date

bla locus alleles


blaZ

blaI

blaR1


1

G

IPOP38

Portugal

2001

6

2

10

1

188

L

IPOP58

Portugal

2001

6

2

10

573

M

HSJ109

Portugal

1995

6

2

10


5

5

C

HSA29

Portugal

1992-1993

11

4

7

5

C

IPOP41

Portugal

2001

6

3

6


8

8

J

IPOP65

Portugal

2001

8

2

ND

615

E

IPOP32

Portugal

2001

9

1

4


9

9

D

HSJ122

Portugal

1995

12

1

12


10

10

Q

DCC300

Portugal

1996-1997

9

1

5


12

12

X

HSJ130

Portugal

1995

3

3

6

12

X

Draftees728

Portugal

1996-1997

1

1

1


15

15

K

HSA9

Portugal

1992-1993

6

9

ND


20

20

N

HSA47

Portugal

1992-1993

6

8

11


22

22

T

Draftees721

Portugal

1996-1997

6

3

5


25

25

S

HSA76

Portugal

1992-1993

1

1

1


30

A

IPOP37

Portugal

2001

13

1

1

30

34

B

IPOP24

Portugal

2001

6

ND

ND

34

B

IPOP34

Portugal

2001

1

1

ND

NA

B

IPOP26

Portugal

2001

1

ND

ND


45

45

H

HSA19

Portugal

1992-1993

6

2

10

45

H

IPOP56

Portugal

2001

6

ND

ND


97

97

P

IPOP50

Portugal

2001

6

ND

ND


121

121

F

IPOP44

Portugal

2001

10

1

5


Singleton

580

R

DCC1185

Portugal

1996-1997

1

1

1


a) MSSA strains have been previously characterized by PFGE and MLST[62].

b) Clonal complexes were determined using the E-burst software http://saureus.mlst.net/eburst/database.asp webcite, last accessed on June 04, 2009.

NA, not available; ND, not determined.

Milheiriço et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:76   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-76

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