TABLE 5.

Distribution of PVL locus carriage and SCCmec types among colonization and SSTI isolatesa

SCCmec typeNo. of isolates
Colonization (n = 34)SSTI (n = 16)
PVLTotalPVLTotal
II0100
III0100
IV127b22
VT451414
  • a Data include only the 34 colonization isolates from patients that had no risk factors for MRSA.

  • b This value includes one isolate that has both SCCmec IV and a ccrC2 gene.