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Table 3 Distribution of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) patterns and other molecular characterization of all 20 methicillin-resistant S. aureus isolates

From: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage among patients receiving hemodialysis in Taiwan: prevalence rate, molecular characterization and de-colonization

PFGE pattern No. (%) of isolates SCCmectype Presence of PVL genes MLST type spagene type
          C 5 (25) IV 1 59 t0437
          D 9 (45) VT 8 59,338 t0437
         AG 1 (5) IV 0 30 t019
         BR 1 (5) IV 0 8 t008
         BM 3 (15) V 0 45 t1081
          U 1 (5) IV 0 573 t3525
  1. SCCmec, staphylococcal chromosomal cassette mec; MLST, multilocus sequence type; PVL, Panton-Valentine leukocidin.