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Table 4 Characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus isolates according to the study period and the type of infection

From: Fusidic acid and clindamycin resistance in community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in children of Central Greece

Type of infection, isolate 2003-2006 2007-2009 P
  n = 134 n = 175  
Invasive 8 13  
   MRSA 4 (50.0)a 8 (61.5) 0.673
   MDR-MRSA 0 3 (23.1) 0.261
   PVL-positive/MRSA tested 4/4 (100) 7/7 (100) 0.999
SSTIs 126 162  
   MRSA 65 (51.6) 103 (63.6) 0.054
   MDR-MRSA 9 (7.1) 26 (16.0) 0.028
   PVL-positive/MRSA tested 50/57 (87.7) 70/72 (97.2) 0.430
  1. anumber in parentheses is percent