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Table 2 Summary of molecular characteristics of carried methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains

From: Hospital clones of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus are carried by medical students even before healthcare exposure

  3-year track (n = 4) 4-year track (n = 9) Total (n = 13)
SCCmec II, t002 2 5 7
SCCmec IV, t032 0 4 4
t12435a 2 0 2
  1. aUntypable SCCmec
  2. All MRSA Isolates were PVL-negative
  3. Staphylococcal Cassette Chromosome mec (SCCmec)