Table 4

Distribution of peak shifts and sensitivity and specificity of the markers

m/zORFBiomarker for CCExample(s)SensitivitySpecificityNo. of MRSA strains tested
2,636PSMĪ±3
2,685PSMĪ±330Sanger 2520.3081.00013
3,007Delta-toxin (formylated)
3,037Delta-toxin (formylated)1t127 (MW2, Sanger 476)0.2501.0008
3,875SA2420.1
3,891SA2420.15, 25ST5, ST225, ST228, USA100, Mu50, N3150.9780.98892
4,511SAR101230, 45, 398, ST88Berlin, LA-MRSA, CA-MRSA, Cowan0.9830.99058
4,485SAR1012Peaks often not observedPeaks often not observed
4,497SAR1012(72, ST80)Peaks often not observedPeaks often not observed
5,032graF (SAS030)
5,002graF (SAS030)22 (t032, t608)Barnim EMRSA150.7501.00060
5,525SAS049
5,507SAS04930Cowan0.8461.00013
5,551SAS049(MSSA)
5,539SAS04925, 72, 12, MSSAReynolds1
6,423rpmD (SA2030)
6,397rpmD (SA2030)t032Subgroup of CC22 strains0.1671.00060
6,552SA1452
6,592SA14528USA300, ST247, COL (ST250)0.8890.99627
6,580SA1452130t8431.0000.9922
6,613graC (SAS044)
6,627graC (SAS044)ST88CA-MRSA t6091.0000.9882
3,825Truncation: no signal45Subgroup of CC45 strains0.4380.98732