Dendogram obtained by PFGE analysis of the S. epidermidis strains from mastitis and healthy women. Strains isolated from mastitis-suffering women are shaded. Information on the presence of icaD, fbe and mecA genes and resistance to oxacillin (OXA; MIC > 2 μg mL-1), erythromycin (ERY; MIC > 4 μg mL-1), clindamycin (CLY; MIC > 2 μg mL-1) and mupirocin (MUP; MIC > 512 μg mL-1) has been included.
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