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Table 3 Molecular characteristics of 131 methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus isolates from pediatric patients stratified by pulsotypes

From: Molecular characteristics and clinical features of pediatric methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection in a medical center in northern Taiwan

Characteristics BA AX F BW AK D S Others
No. isolates
(n = 131)
24 (18.3%) 22 (16.8%) 19 (14.5%) 14 (10.7%) 10 (7.6%) 9 (6.9%) 7 (5.3%) 26 (19.8%)
CA (n = 94) 18 (19.1%) 12 (12.8%) 17 (18.1%) 10 (10.6%) 9 (9.8%) 5 (5.3%) 6 (6.4%) 17 (18.1%)
HA (n = 37) 6 (16.2%) 10 (27.4%) 2 (5.4%) 4 (10.8%) 1 (2.7%) 4 (10.8%) 1 (2.7%) 9 (24.3%)
p-value 0.696 0.049 0.064 0.977 0.182 0.263 0.399 0.420
PVL-positive (n = 11) 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 2
Sequence type 7(4/6), 8(1/6), 6(1/6) 188(5/5) 15(6/6) nontypeable (3/3) 508 (3/5), 3563 (1/5), 3375 (1/5) 59 (2/2) 5 (2/2) 1281 (2), nontypeable (2), 1, 8, 12, 30, 59, 182, 398, 573, 623, 834, 1301
spa type t091(2/9), t008(1/9), t701(1/9), t1943(1/9), t3071(1/9), t3864(1/9), t3992(1/9), t16261(1/9) t189(9/9) t084 (4/9), t7200(2/9), t346(1/9), t3024(1/9), t16565(1/9) nontypeable (2/2) t015 (2/6), t116 (2/6), t073 (1/6), t16564 (1/6) t437(2/3), t1950(1/3) t002 (2/3), nontypeable (1/3) nontypeable (2), t008, t012, t164, t213, t364, t437, t1250, t1379, t2182, t3406, t8940, t16297, t16298
  1. PVL Panton-Valentine leucocidin genes