TABLE 4.

Simpson's index of diversity of nasal carriage MSSA, clinical MSSA, and CA-MRSA isolates by PFGE, MLST, and spa typing

Genotypic methodIndex of diversity for isolate group (n):
Nasal carriage MSSA (113)Clinical MSSA (103)
spa typing0.9630.973
MLST0.9310.897
PFGE0.9880.946