Volume 13, Number 2—February 2007
Community-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Isolates and Healthcare-Associated Infections1
|No. isolates||SCCmec||mecI||mecR1 (PB)||pvl||MLST||Clindamycin||Gentamicin||TMP-SMX||SCCmec type phenotype‡|
*MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; PB, penicillin-binding region;;MLST, multilocus sequence typing; R, resistant; S,
susceptible; TMP-SMX, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole.
†All isolates were associated with mecA and ccr2 genes.
‡Phenotype: as defined by the study case definition, according to antimicrobial drug susceptibilities (see Methods).
§SCCmec phenotype did not match genotype.
¶SCCmec was not located for this isolate.
1Findings from this investigation were presented in part at the 45th Annual International Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC, USA, December 2005.
2Current affiliation: University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, Los Angeles, California