TABLE 1.

Prevalence of the minor clones and sporadic isolates included in this study relative to other clones found in previous studiesa

Country and strainClonal typePrevalence (%)Source or referenceb
Portugal
    HSA10III::α::A25
    HSA49V::NH::B15
    HGSA9XI::B::g35
    HGSA128XI::NH::D115
    NAIberian295
    NABrazilian565
    NAOther85
    IPOP2II::NA::D223L
    NABrazilian60L
    NAOther17L
Italy
    ITL262II::NH::E12M
    ITL592II::E::F38M
    ITL113II::E::G3M
    NAIberian29M
    NABrazilian13M
    NAOther5M
Turkey
    TUR4II::ηη::H39L
    TUR9III::A::I15L
    TUR1III::A::J3L
    TUR27II::D::I3L
    NAOther40L
Greece
    GRE14II::NH::K91
    GRE120II::E::L11
    GRE108III::B::M11
    NABrazilian601
    NAEMRSA-16291
Czech Republic
    CR1II::NH::P223
    CR43I::NH::O223
    NAIberian1223
    NABrazilian8023
    NAOther423
Poland
    PLN49II::NH::N320
    NAPolish7520
    NAOther2220
Chile
    CHL5II::E′::Q434
    CHL63II::E′::Q43
    NABrazilian574
Colombia
    COBIIIII::NH::R118
    NAPediatric9918
Argentina
    ARG33II::E::S64, 7
    ARG127II::NH::T<14, 7
    ARG229I::NH::U<14, 7
    ARG199I::NH::V<14, 7
    ARG64II::EE::X<14, 7
    ARG105II::E::W14, 7
    AGT42IX::OO::Y14, 7
    AGT30XI::E::W14, 7
    AGT55IX::E::a14, 7
    NABrazilian704, 7
    NAPediatric114, 7
    NAOther54, 7
Brazil
    BZ40I::E::C14
    BZ48III:B::E14
    BZ14II::E::F14
    NABrazilian974
Japan
    JP84I::J::b13
    JP82I′::NH::c13
    JP87I::A::d13
    JP26I::A::e13
    JP238I::A::f13
    NANY/Japan923
    NAOther33
Taiwan
    TAW97XI::B::C32
    TAW214II::NH::h1.52
    TAW166II::ZZ::i1.52
    NAHungarian942
  • a NA, not available (that is, clonal types not included in this study).

  • b L, H. de Lencastre et al., unpublished data; M, R. Mato et al., unpublished data.