TABLE 1.

Characteristics of CAMRSA isolates

StrainHospitalaSourceMICb (μg/ml)SCCmec typeSTCCcagr typecap typePVLPFGE typeResistant tod:
K1814ADHGroin8IV808038+AKm, Tc, Fd
K1839JHWound24IVa5525DEm, Cd
K1847AMHAbscess32IVc303038+B1Cd
K1938MAKWound48IV303038+BCd
K1943ARHWound16IV7288038+AKm, Tc, Fd, Cd
K2005MAKGroin32IV303038+BCd
K2076ASHWound32IVa8815C2Cd
K2086ASHWound24IV808038+AKm, Fd, Cd
K2116MAKWound32IV303038+BCd
K2129ASHSkin8IV808038+A2Tc, Fd, Cd
K2141MAKWound32IV303038+BCd
K2220AMHWound32IV303038+BCd
K2402AMHWound8IV808038+A3Tc, Fd, Cd
K2408ADHWound8IV303038+BCd
K2442AMHWound16IV303038+BCd
K2499ADHSkin16IV808038+AKm, Tc, Fd, Cd
K2565AMHWound24IV808038+AKm, Tc, Fd, Cd
K2600ASHNose48IV8815CCd
K2656ARHWound24IV361UD15EKm, Cd
K2700ADHEye8IV7288038+A1Km, Fd, Cd
K2827ASHWound8IV808038+ATc, Fd, Cd
K2917ARHWound32IV808038+AKm, Tc, Fd, Cd
K2945MAKGroin16IV808038+AKm, Fd, Cd
K2979ISHNose16IV5525DCd
K3290ADHSkin24IV808038+AKm, Tc, Fd, Cd
K3471ADHSkin16IV6525C1Em, Tc, Tp, Cd
  • a ADH, Adan Hospital; ASH, Al-Sabah Hospital; AMH, Amiri Hospital; ARH, Al-Razi Hospital; JH, Jahra Hospital; MAK, Mubarak Hospital.

  • b Methicillin MIC.

  • c CC, clonal complex.

  • d Cd, cadmium acetate; Km, kanamycin; Em, erythromycin; Tc, tetracycline; Tp, trimethoprim; Fd, fusidic acid.