Table 2.

MLST allelic profiles, PBP profiles, and macrolide resistance determinants for 16 clonesa

CloneMLST allele number for:Fingerprint pattern for:Presence oferm or mef
aroEgdhgkirecPspixptddlPBP1APBP2BPBP2X
Spain23F-14424411111
Spain6B-25612634122
Spain9V-3711101681111
Tennessee23F-41862646231mef
Spain14-5154119316341
Hungary19A-671342610656433erm
South Africa19A-72138252568554
South Africa6B-8722125114635
England14-91545518736mef
CSR14-101541533867erm
CSR19A-117542610355867erm
Finland6B-12564326128978erm
South Africa19A-131895111121089erm
Taiwan19F-14151619156202611910mef
Taiwan23F-15152942130114111011erm
Poland23F-167138110636121112
  • a aroE, shikimate dehydrogenase; gdh, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase;gki, glucose kinase; recP, transketolase;spi, signal peptidase I; xpt, xanthine phosphoribosyltransferase; ddl,d-alanine-d-alanine ligase; erm,ermB gene; mef, mefA gene; −, neither gene was present.