Table 2

Overview of SCC mec elements found 93 methicillin-resistant staphylococci isolated from pigs with exudative epidermitis
ccr-complex mec-complex SCC mec type n. isolates Species(n.isolates)
ccr type 2 class A II 1 S. aureus (1)
ccr type 3 class A III 1 S. chromogenes (1)
ccr type 5 class C V 74 S. hyicus (19), S. aureus (48), S. chromogenes (4), S. pseudintermedius (1), S. arlettae (1), S. cohnii subsp. Urealyticus (1)
Ccr type 5 NF NT type3b 8 S. hyicus (3), S. chromogenes (4), S. pseudintermedius (1)
NFa class A NT type2 4 S. hyicus (4)
NF class C NT type 1 2 S. hyicus (2)
NF NF NT type 4 3 S. hyicus (3)

aNF: non finder.

bNT: non-typeable cassette; the categorization into ‘type 1,2,3, and 4’ was done on the moment of detection.

Park et al.

Park et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2013 9:211   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-9-211

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