Table 1.

Phage typing patterns of 172 MRSA isolates

PhageNo. of isolates during the period from:
TypePattern1967–19771978–19861987–1996
A(83A/85/95)wk 88//87Ma 4654
B83A/85/95/90/88//47T/90A/13Ma 14
C83A/85/88//56C/87Ma 8
D83A/85/88//56B/56C/67R/87Ma 4
E77/83A/84/85/95/90/88//47T/90A/13Ma 143
F6/47/53/54/77/83A/84/85/88b 3
G88b 121
H77/84b 3
KMiscellaneousa 634
LNot typeablea 611