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Table 6 Predominating circulating clones

From: Diversity of SCCmec elements and spa types in South African Staphylococcus aureus mecA-positive blood culture isolates

ST (CC) SCCmec type Spa type No. of isolates
5 (5) III t045 1
5 (5) V t045 2
5 (5) Unknown t045 4
5 (5) Unknown t1257 1
22 (22) IV t012 1
22 (22) IV t032 2
4121 (22) IV t032 1
36 (30) II t012 5
36 (30) II t037 1
36 (30) II t064 1
36 (30) III t045 1
239 (8) II t1257 1
239 (8) III t1257 1
239 (8) III t012 1
239 (8) III t037 6
239 (8) IV t037 1
239 (8) Unknown t012 1
239 (8) Unknown t037 1
612 (8) III t012 1
612 (8) IV t064 8
612 (8) IV t1257 6
Unknowna IV t1257 1
  1. a ST is unknown due to new allele for the pta gene; at position 277 the nucleotide adenine (A) is present and not the expected nucleotide, guanine (G)