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Table 2 S. aureus isolates: Frequency of clonal complexes and carriage of pvl and mecA genes

From: High burden of complicated skin and soft tissue infections in the Indigenous population of Central Australia due to dominant Panton Valentine leucocidin clones ST93-MRSA and CC121-MSSA

  Clonal complex
n (%)
pvl positive
n (%)
mecA positive
n (%)
Overall (n = 50)   45 (90.0) 28 (56.0)
CC1 1 (2.0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
CC5 4 (8.0) 3 (75.0) 3 (75.0)
CC8 3 (6.0) 1 (33.3) 1 (33.3)
CC22 1 (2.0) 1 (100.0) 0 (0)
CC30 1 (2.0) 1 (100.0) 1 (100.0)
ST93 24 (48.0) 24 (100.0) 23 (95.8)
CC121 15 (30. 0) 15 (100.0) 0 (0)
CC88 1 (2.0) 0 (0) 0 (0)