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Table 2 Genetic characteristics of MRSA isolates of positive participants (N = 15)

From: Nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among undocumented migrants and uninsured legal residents in Amsterdam, the Netherlands: a cross-sectional study

MRSA-positive participants (N = 15)
Strain number MLVA type MLVA complex PVL Residing in the Netherlands since Number of times MLVA type was diagnosed in the Amsterdam region within one year of date of isolation* Number of times MLVA type was diagnosed in the Netherlands within one year of date of isolation*
1 MT2502 NC positive 1995 1 1
2 MT0121 MC0005 negative 2018 1 1
3 MT4112 MC0088 negative 2018 1 1
4 MT6237 MC0008-NC negative 2016 1 1
5 MT0602 MC0005 negative 2016 8 27
6 MT0486 MC0022 negative 2012 1 11
7 MT0489 MC0254 negative 2014 16 71
8 MT2307 MC0005 negative 2018 1 1
9 MT6179 MC1933 negative 2016 1 2
10 MT0491 MC0022 negative 1990 16 114
11 MT2129 MC0282 positive 2018 1 2
12 MT0321 MC0008 negative 2016 6 35
13 MT0602 MC0005 negative 2009 2 2
14 MT0012 MC0005 negative 2016 1 1
15 MT0432 MC0435 positive 2016 1 1
  1. *Date of isolation refers to the isolation of the MRSA strain from the participant included in this study. This number also includes the strain from the participant
  2. Abbreviations: MRSA methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, PVL Panton-Valentine leukocidin, MLVA Multiple Loci Variable Number Tandem Repeat Analysis, MT MLVA-type, NC nearest complex, MC MLVA-complex