Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Sequence Type 239-III, Ohio, USA, 2007–20091
Shu-Hua Wang , Yosef Khan, Lisa Hines, José R. Mediavilla, Liangfen Zhang, Liang Chen, Armando Hoet, Tammy Bannerman, Preeti Pancholi, D. Ashley Robinson, Barry N. Kreiswirth, Kurt B. Stevenson, and for the Prevention Epicenter Program of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Author affiliations: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA (S.H. Wang, Y. Khan, L. Hines, A. Hoet, P. Pancholi, K.B. Stevenson); University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, USA (J.R. Mediavilla, L. Chen, B.N. Kreiswirth); University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA (L. Zhang, D.A. Robinson); and The Ohio Department of Health Laboratories, Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA (T. Bannerman)
Figure 2. . . Molecular characteristics of 78 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus sequence type 239-III isolates, Ohio, USA, 2007–2009. SCCmec, staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec; spa, staphylococcal protein A; rep-PCR, repetitive element PCR; PFGE, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis; dru, direct repeat unit; dt, dru type. The 33 unique genotypic combinations are contrasted by black and gray shading.
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