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Table 7 Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from students and healthcare workers from Antananarivo (n = 20)

From: Prevalence of nasal colonisation by methicillin-sensitive and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among healthcare workers and students in Madagascar

STa CCb spa typec PVL+ (n) d TSST-1+ (n) e Healthcare workers (n) Students (n)
88f 88g t186 0 1 12 4
88g 88g t2393 0 0 0 1
n.dh n.dh t5562 0 0 0 1
n.dh n.dh t5772 0 0 1 0
n.dh n.dh t13653 0 1 1 0
  1. a Sequence type
  2. b Clonal complex
  3. cStaphylococcal protein A
  4. d Panton-Valentine leukocidin gene present
  5. e Toxic shock syndrome toxin gene present
  6. f Automatically allocated by the Ridom SpaServer [25]
  7. g Retrieved from the literature [37]
  8. h Not determined