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Table 3 Determination of PCR/ESI-MS type and clonal complexes of S. aureus from 59 infected patients 1

From: Rapid PCR/ESI-MS-based molecular genotyping of Staphylococcus aureusfrom nasal swabs of emergency department patients

Genotype Virulence/Toxin-encoding genes Number of instances
Clonal Complex PCR/ESI-MS or ST Type 2 LukD/E PVL PVL Type TSST  
CC8 1 - - - - 1
lukD/E+ - - - 6
lukD/E+ - - TSST+ 1
lukD/E+ PVL+ R - 11
7 lukD/E+ - - - 1
CC5 2 lukD/E+ - - - 12
CC30 3 - - - - 2
- - - TSST+ 2
CC15 12 lukD/E+ - - - 4
CC45 6 lukD/E+ PVL+ R - 1
- - - TSST+ 1
- - - - 3
CC59 5 - - - - 3
CC1 11 lukD/E+ - - - 1
  ST:20 or ST:389 lukD/E+ - - - 3
  ST:115, ST:116, or ST:118 - - - - 2
  ST:115 - - - - 1
  ST:25, ST:28, ST:564, ST:297 or ST369 lukD/E+ - - - 1
  ST:109 or ST:540 - - - - 1
  ST:630 or ST:683 - - - - 1
  ST:188, ST:663 orST:758 - - - - 1
  1. 1PCR/ESI-MS type and clonal complex correlated as previously described [2].
  2. 2In cases where the PCR/ESI-MS was not conclusive the best match consistent with ST type is shown.