TABLE 2.

Key MSSA resistance and toxin profiles by PFGE type

Type2001 to 2002a2003 to 2004b
No. of isolates (n = 316)% Resistant to:%PVL+/%TSST+No. of isolates (n = 237)% Resistant to:%PVL+/%TSST+
ErythromycinLevofloxacinErythromycinLevofloxacin
USA2009228.31.10/87.05933.900/84.7
USA3001428.607.1/7.1633.300/0
USA400540.000/07000/0
USA500333.300/0933.322.20/0
USA600402.500/2.5336.100/6.1
USA700714.300/0450.000/0
USA800219.500/14.32540.08.00/0
USA9002924.100/01020.000/0
USA10007000/0728.600/0
USA1100100100/0100100/0
USA1200616.700/0911.100/0
Group A1872.200/01060.000/0
Group B10000/0714.300/0
Group C616.700/02000/0
Group D119.100/0911.100/0
Group E4000/09000/0
  • a These values do not include 42 isolates, each with a unique PFGE pattern.

  • b These values do not include 30 isolates, each with a unique PFGE pattern.