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Volume 14, Number 3—March 2008
Dispatch

Methicillin-Resistant and -Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Sequence Type 398 in Pigs and Humans

Alex van Belkum*, Damian C. Melles*Comments to Author , Justine K. Peeters*, Willem B. van Leeuwen*, Engeline van Duijkeren†, Xander W. Huijsdens‡, Emile Spalburg‡, Albert J. de Neeling‡, Henri A. Verbrugh*, and on behalf of the Dutch Working Party on Surveillance Research of MRSA (SOM)
Author affiliations: *University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; †University of Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands; ‡National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Bilthoven, the Netherlands; 1Members of SOM: A. van Belkum, M. Bonten, M. van den Broek, J. Degener, E. van Duijkeren, A. van de Giessen, X.W. Huijsdens, J.A.J.W. Kluytmans, B. ter Kuile, I. van Loo, D. Mevius, A.J. de Neeling, R. van Oosterom, E. Stobberingh, E.W. Tiemersma, H.A. Verbrugh, A. Voss, J.A. Wagenaar, and P. van der Wolf;

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Survey of demographic and clinical data of the ST398 pig-associated MRSA (n = 46) and ST398 MSSA (n = 6) strains, the Netherlands*

Isolate no. Source Infection Site of sampling City mecA PVL spa type SCCmec
RIVM-1 Human No Nose Putten Pos Neg t011 IVa
RIVM-2 Human Yes Urine Rosmalen Pos Neg t108 V
RIVM-3 Human No Nose Gendringen Pos Neg t108 V
RIVM-4 Human Yes Wound/abscess Helden Pos Neg t108 V
RIVM-5 Human No Sputum Amsterdam Pos Neg t011 V
RIVM-6 Human Yes Urine Zeeland Pos Neg t108 V
RIVM-7 Human No Throat/nose Bennekom Pos Neg t898 III
RIVM-8 Human No Sputum Kootwijkerbroek Pos Neg t011 V
RIVM-10 Human Yes Wound/abscess Galder Pos Neg t567 III
RIVM-11 Human Yes Wound/abscess Olburgen Pos Neg t108 V
RIVM-12 Human No Sputum Sas van Gent Pos Neg t011 IVa
RIVM-14 Human Yes Nose Siebengewald Pos Neg t108 V
RIVM-15 Human No Sputum Grijpskerke Pos Neg t034 V
RIVM-16 Human No Sputum Harskamp Pos Neg t108 V
RIVM-17 Human Yes Wound/abscess Haarlem Pos Pos t034 III
RIVM-18 Human Yes Sputum Heeswijk dinther Pos Neg t108 III
RIVM-19 Human Yes Perineum Veenoord Pos Neg t571 III
RIVM-20 Human Yes Wound/abscess Roggel Pos Neg t108 V
RIVM-21 Pig No Nose Venray Pos Neg t108 V
RIVM-22 Pig No Nose Heeze-leende Pos Neg t108 V
RIVM-23 Pig No Nose Barneveld Pos Neg t011 IVa
RIVM-24 Pig No Nose Dalfsen Pos Neg t108 V
RIVM-25 Pig No Nose Gemert-bakel Pos Neg t108 V
RIVM-26 Pig No Nose Venray Pos Neg t108 V
RIVM-27 Pig No Nose Venray Pos Neg t011 V
RIVM-28 Pig No Nose Alphen-chaam Pos Neg t011 IVa
RIVM-29 Pig No Nose Hoogeveen Pos Neg t1254 IVa
RIVM-30 Pig No Nose Skarsterlân Pos Neg t1254 IVa
RIVM-31 Pig No Nose Someren Pos Neg t011 V
RIVM-32 Pig No Nose Someren Pos Neg t1255 V
RIVM-33 Pig No Nose Zundert Pos Neg t108 V
RIVM-34 Pig No Nose Baarle-nassau Pos Neg t108 V
RIVM-35 Pig No Nose Hofvantwente Pos Neg t011 IVa
RIVM-36 Pig No Nose Zwolle Pos Neg t011 IVa
RIVM-37 Pig No Nose Alphen-chaam Pos Neg t011 V
RIVM-38 Pig No Nose Ijselstein Pos Neg t011 IVa
RIVM-39 Pig No Nose Ijselstein Pos Neg t011 IVa
RIVM-40 Pig No Nose Dalfsen Pos Neg t567 III
6302/3 Pig Yes Skin Utrecht Pos Neg t011 IV
6303/6 Pig Yes Nose Utrecht Pos Neg t011 IV
6303/7 Pig Yes Nose Utrecht Pos Neg t011 IV
6303/9 Pig No Nose Utrecht Pos Neg t011 IV
6303/11 Pig No Nose Utrecht Pos Neg t011 IV
6303/1 MRSA1 Human No Nose Utrecht Pos Neg t011 IV
6303/1 MRSA2 Human No Nose Utrecht Pos Neg t011 IV
V0606303/8 Pig Yes Nose Utrecht Pos Neg t011 IV
T0976 Human No Nose Rotterdam Neg Neg t571
TE5029 Human No Nose Rotterdam Neg Neg t571
TB27855 Human Yes Blood Rotterdam Neg Neg t571
TB28395 Human Yes Blood Rotterdam Neg Neg t571
TB29854 Human Yes Blood Rotterdam Neg Neg t571
TDV0002580 Gorilla Yes Ear Velp Neg Neg t034

*MRSA; methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; MSSA, methicillin-susceptible S. aureus; ST398, sequence type 398; PVL, Panton-Valentine leukocidin; SCCmec, staphylococcal chromosome cassette; pos, positive; neg, negative. All isolates were nontypeable by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and confirmed as ST398 by multilocus sequence typing.

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