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Table 2 The frequency of MDRs, main STs, and virulence genes among MRSA and MSSA

From: Molecular characteristics and virulence gene profiles of Staphylococcus aureus isolates in Hainan, China

  MDRs Main STs Virulence genes
isolates(n) MDRs (n,%) ST398 (n,%) ST188 (n,%) ST45 (n,%) pvl (n,%) fnbA (n,%) fnbB (n,%) hla (n,%) hlb (n,%) sea (n,%) seb (n,%) sec (n,%) eta (n,%) etb (n,%) clfA (n,%)
MRSA(76) 56 (73.7) 2 (2.6) 1 (1.3) 20 (26.3) 31 (40.8) 36 (47.4) 31 (40.8) 74 (97.4) 51 (67.1) 18 (23.7) 38 (50.0) 38 (50.0) 47 (61.8) 15 (19.7) 76 (100.0)
MSSA(151) 57 (37.7) 30 (19.9) 29 (19.2) 3 (2.0) 77 (51.0) 51 (33.8) 82 (54.3) 150 (99.3) 110 (72.8) 17 (11.3) 70 (46.4) 25 (16.6) 83 (55.0) 28 (18.5) 151 (100.0)
S.aureus(227) 113 (49.8) 32 (14.1) 30 (13.2) 23 (10.1) 108 (47.6) 87 (35.7) 113 (49.8) 224 (98.7) 161 (70.9) 35 (15.4) 108 (47.6) 63 (27.8) 130 (57.3) 43 (18.9) 227 (100.0)
p valuea < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01 0.146 0.047 0.055 0.542 0.369 0.014 0.604 < 0.01 0.323 0.829
  1. aThe frequency of MDRs, main STs, and virulence genes in MRSA isolates were compared with those in MSSA isolates