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Table 2 Characteristics of the Staphylococcus aureus isolates (n = 131)

From: Community-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureusBacteremia and Endocarditis among HIV Patients: A cohort study

Characteristic n (%)
Antibiotic Susceptibilities  
   Methicillin Resistant 87 (66)
   Clindamycin Resistant 25 (19.1)
   Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Resistant 42 (32.1)
Molecular Characteristics*  
   Panton Valentine Leukocidin (PVL)* 53 (61.6)
   Arginine Catabolic Mobile Element (ACME)* 50 (58.1)
USA300 MRSA* 47 (54.0)
  1. *Proportion is only among MRSA isolates