Table 2

Susceptibility profile of parent, cured, recipient strains and transconjugants derived from strain A15

Strain

Resistance pattern

MUP MIC (mg/L)

mupA gene


35 IBA (parent)

TET, MU (H)

>1024

+


35 IBA (CUR) – cured strain

TET

0.064

-


A15 (parent)

OX, ERY, CDRi, RF, TET, MU (H)

>1024

+


A15c A (cured strain of A15)

OX, RF, TET, MU (H)

>1024

+


A15c D (cured strain of A15)

OX, ERY, CDRi, RF

0.0125

-


WBG 541 (recipient strain)

RF, FC

ND

-


TransEry (transconjugant of A15)

RF, FC, ERY, CDRi

ND

-


TransMup (transconjugant of A15)

RF, FC, MU (H)

>1024

+


TransCad (transconjugant of A15)

RF, FC, MU (H), Cad

>1024

+


TET – Tetracycline; MU (H) – High-level mupirocin resistance; OX – Oxacillin;

ERY – Erythromycin; CDRi – Clindamycin (inducible resistance); RF – Rifampicin;

FC – Fusidic acid; Cad – Cadmium; ND – Not determined

Shittu et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2009 9:10   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-9-10

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