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Table 1 Susceptibility profiles and molecular characterisation of MRSA recovered from hospital personnel and environmental sites in the maternity wards of one of the teaching hospitals in Armenia

From: Detection of diverse genotypes of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from hospital personnel and the environment in Armenia

No Source PG FOX GM ERY Spa type Inferred MLST-CC SCCmec types ACME
1 E R R S Ia t021 30 IV ND
24 E R R Ia R t021 30 IV ND
26 E R R S S t021 30 IV ND
30 E R R S R t021 30 IV ND
203 P R R S Ia t364 182a Novelb ND
210 P R R S S t364 182a Novelb ND
221 E R R S Ia t021 30 IV ND
222 P R R S Ia t008 8 V -
223 P R R S S t008 8 V +
226 P R R S S t1523 45 V ND
227 P R R S S t008 8 V -
229 E R R S S t008 8 V +
230 E R R S S t1523 45 Non-typable ND
231 E R R S S t008 8 V -
232 E R R S R t008 8 V +
233 E R R S S t325 88 IV ND
236 P R R S I t008 8 V -
238 P R R S S t008 8 V -
244 P R R S I t008 8 V -
245 P R R S S t008 8 V -
  1. P personnel, E environment, PG penicillin, FOX cefoxitin, GM gentamicin, ERY erythromycin, Spa staphylococcal protein A, MLST-CC Multi-locus sequence type clonal complex, SCCmec staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec, ACME arginine catabolic mobile element, ND not determined, + positive, - negative, all isolates were nuc and mecA positive, and luk-PV negative
  2. aSingletons that do not fall into a clonal complex (CC) described in the S. aureus database (Skramm et al., 2007)
  3. b kdp, rif5, ccrB2 and ccrC detected by PCR
  4. R resistant, S susceptible, a I intermediate resistance. Zone sizes for intermediate resistance were aERY 20-22 mm; aGen 14 mm (Cockerill FR, [14])