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Table 4 Frequency of SCCmec type IV subtypes among MRSA isolates

From: Prevalence of and risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in the West of Iran: a population-based cross-sectional study

Subtype Female Male Total
IVa 3 (5.45%) 15 (27.27%) 18 (32.72%) *
IVb 0 (0%) 4 (7.27%) 4 (4.27%) *
IVc 2 (3.63%) 11 (20%) 13 (23.63%) *
IVd 1 (1.81%) 0 (0%) 1 (1.81%)
IVh 3 (5.45%) 5 (9.09%) 8 (14.54%) *
Total 9 (16.36%) 35 (63.63%) 44 (80%)
  1. * Strains harbored pvl included 3 isolates in each IVa and IVc subtypes and 1 isolate in each IVb and IVh subtype