Table 1

PFGE clusters presenting antimicrobial resistant isolates collected from invasive infections and pharyngitis in Portugal
PFGE clustera Antimicrobial resistanceb No. of resistant isolates
Invasive Pharyngitis
C38 Tet 1
D36 MLSB 1
M 1
G27 M 6 19
M,Tet 1
H26 MLSB,Bac 6 17
Tet 1
I24 MLSB,Tet 1
J16 Tet 12 1
K14 M 1
L13 MLSB,Tet 1 6
Tet 2
M11 MLSB,Tet 1
N10 Tet 1 1
MLSB,Tet 1
O9 M 4 5
R6 M 3
S6 M 1

a Clusters are designated by capital letters and a subscript number indicating the number of isolates in each cluster;

b The antibiotics tested were penicillin quinupristin/dalfopristin, chloramphenicol, vancomycin, linezolid, levofloxacin, erythromycin, clindamycin, tetracycline, and bacitracin. M, presenting the M phenotype of macrolide resistance; MLSB, presenting the MLSB phenotype of macrolide resistance; Tet, non-susceptibility to tetracycline; M,Tet, presenting the M phenotype of macrolide resistance and resistance to tetracycline; MLSB,Tet, presenting the MLSB phenotype of macrolide resistance and resistance to tetracycline; MLSB,Bac, presenting the MLSB phenotype of macrolide resistance and resistance to bacitracin.

Friães et al.

Friães et al. BMC Microbiology 2012 12:280   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-280

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