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Table 1 Concordance of Staphylococcus aureus molecular typing between colonizing and infecting isolates

From: The association between community-associated Staphylococcus aureus colonization and disease: a meta-analysis

Article N Infected and colonized (N) Concordant strains (N, %)a Isolate pairs typed (N, %)b Molecular typing method
Nguyen et al., 1999 [32] 201 9 6 (86%) 7 (78%) PFGE
Gordon et al., 2005 [30] 75 9 2 (25%) 8 (89%) PFGE
Ellis et al., 2009 [21] 3066 11 11 (100%) 11 (100%) PFGE
Shet et al., 2009 [29] 107 10 4 (100%) 4 (40%) PFGE
Maree et al., 2010 [27] 162 21 14 (93%) 15 (71%) PFGE
Peters et al., 2013 [25] 600 17 14 (100%) 14 (82%) PFGE
Miko et al., 2015 [26] 328 33 22 (71%) 31 (94%) spa typing
  1. PFGE pulse-field gel electrophoresis
  2. aPercentage of concordant strains = (# concordant strains)/(# of isolate pairs typed)
  3. bPercentage isolate pairs typed = (# of isolate pairs typed)/(# infected and colonized)