TABLE 1.

Results of antibiogram analysis and genotyping of nine MRSA isolates of SCCmec type IV identified by PCR-RFLP analysis of the ccrB gene

StrainOriginSampleAntibiogramdresultMLSTa(STe, allelic profilef)PFGE patterng
CEFCIPCLIERYGENOXAPENTZPTETVAN
K-1HASputumRSSRSRRRSS72, 1-4-1-8-4-4-3A
K-2HAWoundISSRSRRRSS72, 1-4-1-8-4-4-3A
K-3HASputumSSSRSRRISS72, 1-4-1-8-4-4-3A
K-4HAUrineSSSRSRRISS72, 1-4-1-8-4-4-3A
K-5CAWoundbSSRSSRRRSS375, 19-23-15-2-19-20-42D
K-6HAEar dischargeSSSRSRRRSS72, 1-4-1-8-4-4-3A
K-7HANasal swabSSSRRRRRSS72, 1-4-1-8-4-4-3A1
K-8CAWoundcSSSRSRRISS1, 1-1-1-1-1-1-1B
K-9HANasal swabSSSRIRRISS239, 2-3-1-1-4-4-3C
  • a MLST, multilocus sequence typing.

  • b Cellulities.

  • c Necrotizing fasciitis.

  • d Antibiotic abbreviations: CEF, cephalothin; CIP, ciprofloxacin; CLI, clindamycin; ERY, erythromycin; GEN, gentamicin; OXA, oxacillin; PEN, penicillin; TZP, piperacillin-tazobactam; TET, tetracycline; VAN, vancomycin. R, resistant; S, susceptible; I, intermediate.

  • e ST, sequence type.

  • f Allelic profile: arcC aroE glpF gmk pta tpi yqiL.

  • g According to criteria of Tenover et al. (19).