TABLE 1.

Isolates used in this studya

IsolateYr isolatedEpidemic typeHA or CAOther PFGE name(s)MLSTCCbSCCmec typeSource or reference
ColNANANANAST250CC8IThe Institute of Genomic Research (Rockville MD)
01S-01772001CMRSA1HAUSA600ST45CC45II21
01S-02772001CMRSA2HAUSA100/800/New YorkST5CC5II21
98S-05661997CMRSA3HAST241CC8III21
99S-09661999CMRSA4HAUSA200/EMRSA16ST36CC30II21
01S-03542001CMRSA5HAUSA500ST8CC8IV21
00S-10542000CMRSA6HAST239CC8III21
00S-09072001CMRSA7CAUSA400/MW2ST1CC1IV13
00S-03312000CMRSA8HAEMRSA15ST22CC22IVCNISP study
01S-09652001CMRSA9HANAST8CC8IICNISP study
04S-00732004CMRSA10CAUSA300ST8CC8IVCNISP study
  • a HA, hospital-associated isolate; CA, community-associated isolate; NA, not applicable.

  • b CC, clonal cluster.