TABLE 3.

Key MRSA resistance and toxin profiles by PFGE type

Type2001 to 2002a2003 to 2004b
No. of isolates (n = 75)No. of PFGE patterns% Resistant to:%PVL+/%TSST+No. of isolates (n = 134)No. of PFGE patterns% Resistant to:%PVL+/%TSST+
ErythromycinLevofloxacinErythromycinLevofloxacin
USA100362194.491.70/0601510091.70/0
USA200111001000/1006566.7500/66.7
USA3006383.333.383.3/023591.334.887.0/0
USA400111000100/08350.025.062.5/0
USA5001101000/00
USA60011000/0331001000/0
USA7007385.700/03233.300/0
USA80017629.45.90/17.623652.24.30/30.4
USA10002150500/01110000/0
USA110001110000/0
Iberian111001000/00
  • a These values do not include two isolates, each with a unique PFGE pattern.

  • b These values do not include six isolates, each with a unique PFGE pattern.