Table 4.

Resolution of typing methods for NYC collectiona

Typing method(s)No. of different patterns
mecA/Tn554/PFGE subtype/spa107
mecA/Tn554/PFGE subtype96
mecA/Tn554/PFGE:spa53
mecA/Tn554/PFGE39
mecA/Tn554/spa47
mecA/Tn55421
mecA/PFGE subtype84
mecA/PFGE27
mecA/spa34
mecA8
Tn554/PFGE subtype90
Tn554/PFGE32
Tn554/spa40
Tn5549
PFGE subtype/spa92
PFGE/spa32
PFGE subtype78
PFGE18
spa typing24
  • ↵a Adapted from reference18 with permission of the publisher.