TABLE 5.

Identification of PVL phages induced by mitomycin C treatment

StrainCoagulase isotypeMLSTSCCmec typePhage typeaIndicator strainNo. of:
Phages induced by mitomycin C (PFU/ml)Tested plaquesPVL-positive plaques (%)
MW271IV.1φSa2mw (S)RN42202.34 × 106234234 (100)
10393.86 × 106386386 (100)
JCSC295825IIφSa2958 (S)RN42202.26 × 109226226 (100)
10391.05 × 1010316316 (100)
RN4220/φSLT38bφSLT (S)RN42201.11 × 106111111 (100)
10392.23 × 105223223 (100)
81/108430IV.3φ108PVL (S)RN42204.2 × 102420
10391.82 × 1051820
JCSC2973430IφSa2958-like (P)RN42202.32 × 1052320
10394.08 × 1064082 (0.49)
M11430IV.3φSa2958-like (P)RN42202.05 × 108205205 (100)
10392.33 × 108233233 (100)
JCSC4465430IV.nφSa2958-like (P)RN42201.34 × 1081340
10391.48 × 1081484 (2.7)
JCSC4625430IV.3φSa2958 type (P)RN42202.61 × 105261261 (100)
10393.97 × 106397397 (100)
JCSC6055430IV.3φSa2958 type (P)RN4220No plaqueNTcNT
1039No plaqueNTNT
  • a Phage types assigned with PCR are indicated by (P), and those judged by sequences of phage genomes are indicated by (S).

  • b —, none.

  • c NT, nontypeable.