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Table 4 Clinical and molecular features of the 11 patients with Panton-Valentine leucocidin-positive MSSA isolates

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

Age range (years) Gender IP/OP Underlying diseases Diagnosis Onset Group Outcome PFGE MLST-spa
5–10 F OP None Primary bacteremia CA Uneventfully CT ST1301-t8940
< 1 M IP None SSTI CA Uneventfully AI ST8-t008
5–10 M OP None SSTI CA Uneventfully D ..
> 10 F IP None SSTI CA Uneventfully D ST59-t1950
5–10 M OP None SSTI CA Uneventfully D ..
1–4 M IP None SSTI CA Uneventfully D ..
> 10 M OP Atopic SSTI CA Uneventfully D ST59-t437
> 10 M OP None SSTI HACO Uneventfully D ..
< 1 M IP Preterm, Cardiovascular disease Pneumonia HO Non-attributable mortality D ..
5–10 F IP None SSTI HO Uneventfully D ..
< 1 F IP None SSTI HO Uneventfully D ..
  1. IP inpatient, OP outpatient, PFGE pulsed-field gel electrophoresis, MLST multi-locus sequence typing, CA community-associated, HA healthcare-associated, CO community onset, HO hospital onset