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Table 1 Characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus strains used in study

From: Strain, disinfectant, concentration, and contact time quantitatively impact disinfectant efficacy

Species of Microorganism ATCC Strain Name PFGE Type SCCmec Type pvl gene Isolation Source
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ATCC BAA-1717 USA 300 Type IV Positive Adolescent patient with severe sepsis
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ATCC BAA-1761 USA 100 Type II Negative Human Subject
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ATCC BAA-1720 USA 200 Type II Negative Hospital acquired
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ATCC BAA-1754 USA 600 Type IV Negative Human Subject
Staphylococcus aureus ATCC CRM-6538 Human Lesion