Table 3

Mobile genetic elements carrying erm(B) and mef(E) genes and associated genotypic and phenotypic profiles

Population Dual mef(E)/erm(B)-

Sequence type 320

Antibiotic susceptiblity profilea PennsEryrClirTetr/u+Sxtr

Presumed transposon (no. isolates with same profile tested) Tn2010 (12)

Total no. isolates of same profile 43


320

PennsEryrClisTetr/u+Sxtr

Tn2010 (1)

2


320

PennsEryrClirTetu-Sxtr

Tn2010 (1)

2


271

PennsEryrClirTetr/u+Sxtr

Tn2010 (5)

7


1396

PenrEryrClirTetns/u+Sxtr

Tn2010 (2)

2


1396

PenrEryrClisTetns/u+Sxtr

Tn2010 (1)

1


1459

Pen Ery Cli Tet Sxt

Tn2010 (3)

3


3039

Penr/uEryrClirTetr/u+Sxtr

Tn2010 (2)

2


1412

PenrEryrClisTetrSxtr

Tn2010 (1)

1


NF

PennsEryrClirTetr/u+Sxtr

Tn2010 (5)

6


NT

PennsEryrClirTetr/u+Sxtr

NT

3


mef(E)-positive

NT

PennsEryrClisTetrSxtr

NT

1


236

PennsEryrClisTetr/u+Sxtr

Tn2009 (4)

4


1186

PensErynsClisTets/u-Sxtr

mega (4)

4


1186

PennsEryrClisTetu-Sxtr

mega (1)

1


1379

PennsEryrClisTetsSxtr

mega (2)

2


1379

PensEryrClisTetsSxtr

mega (1)

1


2705

PensEryrClisTets/u-Sxtr

mega (3)

3


3280

PennsEryrClisTetr/u+Sxtr

Tn2009 (3)

3


376

PennsEryrClisTets/u-Sxtr

mega (3)

3


156

PennsEryrClisTets/u-Sxtr

mega (2)

2


199

PensEryrClisTetsSxts

mega (1)

1


199

PennsEryrClisTetu-Sxtr

mega (1)

1


384

PenrEryrClirTets+Sxtr

Tn916+mega (1)

1


384

PenrEryrClisTetrSxts

Tn916+mega (1)

1


13

PenrEryrClisTetsSxtr

mega (1)

1


162

PennsEryrClirTetu-Sxts

mega (1)

1


erm(B)-positive

344

PennsEryrClisTetu+Sxtr

Tn916+mega (1)

1


558

PennsEryrClisTetsSxts

mega (1)

1


1518

PennsEryrClisTetsSxtr

mega (1)

1


1556

PenrEryrClisTetu-Sxtr

mega (1)

1


3065

PensEryrClisTetu-Sxtns

mega (1)

1


6422

PenrEryrClisTetrSxtr

mega (1)

1


NF

PenrEryrClisTetsSxtns

mega (1)

1


NF

PennsEryrClisTetsSxts

mega (1)

1


NF

PennsEryrClinsTetu+Sxtr

Tn2009 (1)

1


NT

PennsEryrClirTetu+Sxts

Tn916+mega (1)

1


NT

PensEryrClisTetsSxtr

mega (1)

1


NT

PensEryrClisTetsSxts

mega (2)

2


NT

PenrEryrClirTetrSxtr

Tn916+mega (1)

1


NT

PenrEryrClirTetu-Sxtr

mega (1)

1


63

Penns/uEryrClirTetr/u+Sxts/u

erm(B) element (8)

8


315

PeniEryrClirTetrSxti

Tn916 family (2)

2


3066

PensEryrClirTetrSxts

Tn3872 (1)

1


180

PensEryrClirTetrSxts

Tn916 family (1)

1


NT

PensEryrClirTetrSxts

Tn3872 (1)

1


a Pen, penicillin; Ery, erythromycin; Cli, clindamycin; Tet, tetracycline; Sxt, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole; r, resistant; ns, nonsusceptible; s, susceptible; u, unknown phenotype; +, positive for tet(M) by PCR; -, negative for tet(M) by PCR; NF, not found; NT, not typed

Bowers et al. BMC Microbiology 2012 12:12   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-12

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