TABLE 4.

PCR identification for four integrated PVL-carrying genesa

Name of tested strainCoagulase isotypeMLST STSCCmecRegions common to φ108PVLLeftmost regions specific to:Rightmost regions specific to:
ABCDEFφPVLφSLTφSa2mwφPVLφSLT and φSa2mw
JCSC29734301B (I)++++
JCSC44674301B (I)++++
JCSC44834301B (I)++++(+)
JCSC2958252A.1+(+)(+)
JCSC44514302A.n (II)++++++
JCSC29134N2B.1 (IVa)++++++
81/1084302B.3 (IVc)++++++
JCSC44584302B.3 (IVc)++++++
JCSC44614302B.3 (IVc)++++++(+)(+)
JCSC44854302B.3 (IVc)++++++
155-24302B.3 (IVc)++++++
174-24302B.3 (IVc)+++(+)+(+)(+)
JCSC44654302B.n+++++
  • a N, nontypeable; ST, sequence type. +, present; (+), might be present (the amount of amplified DNA fragment is not much); −, absent.