Table 2.

Frequency of PFGE types among hospital carriage strains of S. aureus

PFGE typeNo. of typesFrequency (%)
HP13731.6
HP254.3
HP343.4
HP443.4
HP532.6
HP632.6
HP732.6
HP832.6
HP921.7
HP1021.7
HP1121.7
HP1221.7
HP1321.7
HP1421.7
HP1521.7
HP1621.7
HP17 to HP551a 0.9b
Total117100.0
  • a One isolate each of these 39 types.

  • b The frequency for each of these 39 types.