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Volume 15, Number 12—December 2009


Novel Lineage of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Hong Kong

Luca Guardabassi, Margie O’Donoghue, Arshnee Moodley, Jeff Ho, and Maureen BoostComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg C, Denmark (L. Guardabassi, A. Moodley); The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China (M. O’Donoghue, J. Ho, M. Boost)

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Table 2

Tandem repeat successions in spa types previously associated with Staphylococcus aureus ST9 and ST398*

spa type Tandem repeat sequence MLST allelic profile ST
t899 07-16-23-----------------02-34 3-3-1-1-1-1-10 9
t337 07-16-23-23-02-12-23-02-34 3-3-1-1-1-1-10 9
t3198 07-16-16-23-23-02-02-12-23-02-34 3-3-1-1-1-1-10 9
t011 08-16-02---------25-34-24-25 3-35-19-2-20-26-39 398
t034 08-16-02-25-02-25-34-24-25 3-35-19-2-20-26-39 398
t0108 08-16-02---------25-----24-25 3-35-19-2-20-26-39 398
t567 08-------------02-25-----24-25 3-35-19-2-20-26-39 398
t571 08-16-02-25-02-25-34-----25 3-35-19-2-20-26-39 398

*MLST, multilocus sequence typing; ST, sequence type.

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