Table 4.

Resolution of typing methods for NYC collectiona

Typing method(s)No. of different patterns
mecA/Tn554/PFGE subtype/spa 107
mecA/Tn554/PFGE subtype96
mecA/Tn554/PFGE:spa 53
mecA/Tn554/PFGE39
mecA/Tn554/spa 47
mecA/Tn554 21
mecA/PFGE subtype84
mecA/PFGE27
mecA/spa 34
mecA 8
Tn554/PFGE subtype90
Tn554/PFGE32
Tn554/spa 40
Tn554 9
PFGE subtype/spa 92
PFGE/spa 32
PFGE subtype78
PFGE18
spa typing24
  • ↵a Adapted from reference18 with permission of the publisher.