Table 2.

Molecular typing of 53 MRSA clinical strains isolated from a single hospital in Hungary between 1997 and 1998

PFGE pattern typeYr of isolationNo. of isolatesClonal typeaTotal no. of isolates (% of total)
A19977III::M1::A9 (17.0)
19982
19971III::B2::A5 (9.4)
19984
19972III::B1::A6
19982XI::B::A
19981III′::B3::A
19981III′::q::A
Total20 (37.8)
D19974II::q::D5
19971II::q1::D
Total5 (9.4)
S199712II::E1::S15 (28.3)
19983
Varied19972III′::B2::B13 (24.5)
19971III::B2::B
19971VIII::aa::M
19971III::M4::T
19971III::M1::Y
19981III′::n::B
19982I::NH::W
19981III::B2::N
19981VII::ρ1::V
19981V::W1::X
19981III::ββ1::Z
Total13 (24.5)
  • a See Table 1, footnote a.