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Table 5 The diversity of SCCmec types of mecA gene positive staphylococci

From: The prevalence, antibiotic resistance and mecA characterization of coagulase negative staphylococci recovered from non-healthcare settings in London, UK

ID Sites Species PG MUP CEF GM FC S A E T C mecA mec ccr SCCmec MIC/OX (mg l−1)
75 HH S. capitis R S S S R R S S S S + Class A NT Pseudo (ψ)-SCCmec 0.5
81 HH S. capitis R S R S R R R R S S + NT 5 SCCmec12263 0.5
70 HH S. capitis R S S S S R S S R S + NT 5 SCCmec12263 0.25
83 HH S. capitis S R S S R R S S S S + NT 5 SCCmec12263 0.12
24 DSH S. capitis S S S S R R S S S S + NT 1 SCCmec12263 0.12
108 HH S. cohnii S S I S R R S R R S + Class A NT Pseudo (ψ)-SCCmec 1
308 HH S. epidermidis R R S S R S R R S S + Class B NT Pseudo (ψ)-SCCmec 2
234 HB S. epidermidis S R S S R R S R R S + Class A NT Pseudo (ψ)-SCCmec 1
249 DSH S. epidermidis R S S S R R S S R S + NT 2 SCCmec12263 0.12
125 DSH S. epidermidis S S I S S R S S S S + NT 5 SCCmec12263 0.06
185 DSS S. epidermidis R S S S S S S S S S + Class C NT Pseudo (ψ)-SCCmec 0.06
498 DSS S. hominis R S S S R S S R S S + Class A NT Pseudo (ψ)-SCCmec 0.5
426 DSH S. hominis R S I S R R R R S S + Class A NT Pseudo (ψ)-SCCmec 0.25
412 DSH S. hominis R S S S R S R R S S + NT 1 SCCmec12263 0.06
391 BCF S. hominis R S S S R S S S S S + NT 5 SCCmec12263 0.03
593 HH S. pasteuri R S S R R R R S S S + NT 5 SCCmec12263 0.5
597 HH S. pasteuri R R I S S R S S S S + NT 5 SCCmec12263 0.5
616 BCF S. saprophyticus R R S S R I R R R S + NT 5 SCCmec12263 256
612 BCF S. saprophyticus R R S S R S S R S S + NT NT ψ SCC 1
659 DSH S. warneri R R S S R R R S S S + NT 5 SCCmec12263 0.5
648 BCF S. warneri R S S R R S R S S S + NT 5 SCCmec12263 0.06
645 BCF S. warneri R S S S R S S S S S + NT 4 SCCmec12263 0.015
  1. R resistant, S sensitive, I intermediate
  2. BCF baby care facility, DSH different sites of hotels, DSL different sites of a library, DSR different sites of restaurants, DSS different sites of supermarkets; DST different sites of transportation facilities, HB handbags, HH human hands
  3. A amoxicillin (10 μg), CEF cefepime (30 μg), C chloramphenicol (30 μg), E erythromycin (5 μg), FC fusidic acid (10 μg), GM gentamicin (10 μg), MUP mupirocin (20 μg), OX oxacillin (1 μg), PG penicillin G (1 unit), S streptomycin (10 μg), T tetracycline (10 μg)