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Table 1 Distribution of PVL genes among MRSA isolates in different specimens

From: Association of Panton Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) genes with methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Western Nepal: a matter of concern for community infections (a hospital based prospective study)

Specimen type Total number of MRSA PVL positive (%)
Pus 98 74 (75.5 %)
Blood 14 2 (14.3 %)
Urine 12 2 (16.6 %)
Sputum 6 1 (16.6 %)
Hospital environment 7 0
Body fluids 2 0