TABLE 2

Clonal complex types of the S. aureus isolates

CC typeNo. (%) of subjects with CC type isolates in outcome group
Failure (n = 60)Cure (n = 133)Total (n = 193a)
526 (43.3)42 (31.6)68 (35.2)
85 (8.3)21 (15.8)26 (13.5)
307 (11.7)7 (5.3)14 (7.2)
12 (3.3)2 (1.5)4 (2.1)
451 (1.7)2 (1.5)3 (1.6)
Otherb19 (31.7)59 (44.4)78 (40.4)
  • a For 7 of the 200 study subjects, no outcome data were available.

  • b Other CCs identified among the isolates included CC9 (2 samples) and CC59 (two samples); 74 isolates were nontypeable.