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Table 4 Classification of MRSA strains from persistent and intermittent carriers using SCCmec typing

From: Longitudinal genetic analyses of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage dynamics in a diverse population

Donor MLST Sequence type (ST) SCCmectype
D535-2 a ST30 I
D535-3-4-5-6-7-8-10-11-12-13-14-15-16 ST5 IV
D547 b ST30 I
D565-1-3 ST87 III
D618 ST30 IV
D795-2 ST15 II
D798-1-2-3-4-5-6 ST8 IV
  1. a Bold indicates persistent MRSA carrier strains.
  2. b Italics indicates intermittent MRSA carrier strains.