Table 2

Characteristics of the Staphylococcus aureus isolates (n = 131)

Characteristic

n (%)


Antibiotic Susceptibilities


Methicillin Resistant

87 (66)


Clindamycin Resistant

25 (19.1)


Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Resistant

42 (32.1)


Molecular Characteristics*


Panton Valentine Leukocidin (PVL)*

53 (61.6)


Arginine Catabolic Mobile Element (ACME)*

50 (58.1)


USA300 MRSA*

47 (54.0)


*Proportion is only among MRSA isolates

Furuno et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:298   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-298

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