Table 4

Association of genotypes, pvl, muPA, and qacA/B genes
STs % (No./total) MRSA/MSSA
qacA/B(+)
ST239 18.8% (38/202) 100.0% (38/38)
ST5 15.2% (28/184) 96.4% (27/28)
ST6 6.3% (1/16) 0/1
ST7 3.7% (1/27) 0/1
ST20a 1/5 0/1
ST22 1/2 0/1
ST1821 1/4 0/1
ST359 1/1 0/1
pvl(+)
ST398 26.7% (4/15) 0/4
ST88 20.0% (2/10) 0/2
ST59 5.9% (1/17) 1/0
ST7 3.7% (1/27) 1/0
ST338 1/1 0/1
ST22 1/2 0/1
muPA(+)
ST1 65.6% (21/32) 100% (21/21)
ST630 16.7% (2/12) 0/2
ST398 13.3% (2/15) 0/2
ST59 11.8% (2/17) 2/0
ST5 10.9% (20/184) 100.0% (20/20)
ST7 7.4% (2/27) 0/2
ST680 5.6% (1/18) 1/0
ST188 4.8% (1/21) 0/1
ST239 3.5% (7/202) 7/0
ST1036 1/2 0/1
ST121 1/1 0/1

a STs with less than 10 isolates were not calculated in the percentage of genes present or MRSA/MSSA.

Li et al.

Li et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:153   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-153

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