TABLE 2.

Epidemiologic characteristics of invasive MRSA isolates, according to PFGE type

PFGE typeNo. (%)No. (%) in indicated epidemiologic class
HOHACOCAUNKa
USA1001,063 (53.6)306 (28.8)669 (62.9)83 (7.8)5 (0.5)
USA20015 (0.8)6 (40)9 (60)0 (0)0 (0)
USA300627 (31.6)76 (12.1)293 (46.7)246 (39.2)12 (1.9)
USA4006 (0.3)0 (0)3 (50)3 (50)0 (0)
USA50074 (3.7)11 (14.9)57 (77)6 (8.1)0 (0)
USA60014 (0.7)6 (42.9)6 (42.9)2 (14.3)0 (0)
USA7008 (0.4)2 (25)3 (37.5)3 (37.5)0 (0)
USA80038 (1.9)6 (15.8)25 (65.8)6 (15.8)1 (2.6)
USA100016 (0.8)1 (6.2)10 (62.5)5 (31.2)0 (0)
USA11008 (0.4)2 (25)4 (50)2 (25)0 (0)
Iberian36 (1.8)8 (22.2)20 (55.6)8 (22.2)0 (0)
Novel type11 (0.6)4 (36.4)7 (63.6)0 (0)0 (0)
EMRSA154 (0.2)2 (50)1 (25)1 (25)0 (0)
Group D2 (0.1)0 (0)1 (50)1 (50)0 (0)
Nontypeable1 (0.1)0 (0)0 (0)1 (100)0 (0)
Not done61 (3.1)17 (27.9)32 (52.5)12 (19.7)0 (0)
Total1,984447 (22.5)1,140 (57.5)379 (19.1)18 (0.9)
  • a UNK, unknown.