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Table 4 Distribution of clonal lineages of S. aureus isolates among Umtata and Cape Town participants

From: Molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus in African children from rural and urban communities with atopic dermatitis

spa-CC Umtata Cape Town
No. of isolates (%) No. of spa types (%) spa types (no. of isolates) No. of isolates (%) No. of spa types (%) spa types (no. of isolates)
spa-CC002 9 3 (14) t002 (4); t045 (2); t071 (3) 10 4 (19) t002 (5); t1215 (2); t18748 (1); t442 (2)
spa-CC084 3 2 (10) t084 (2); t491 (1); t19774 (1) 5 2 (10) t084 (3); t346 (2)
spa cluster 3 3 2 (10) t062 (2); t1399 (1) 3 2 (10) t062 (1); t2049 (2)
spa cluster 4 9 2 (10) t159 (1); t272 (8) 2 1 (5) t272 (2)
spa cluster 5 12 2 (10) t1476 (10); t1257 (2) 10 2 (10) t1476 (9); t18750 (1)
spa cluster 6 3 1 (5) t174 (3) 13 2 (10) t174 (12); t5471 (1)
Singletons 10 7 (33) t015 (2); t148 (1); t2763 (1); t317 (3); t355 (1); t786 (1); t843 (1) 13 7 (33) t015 (2); t18354 (1); t1597 (1); t2078 (4); t335 (2); t881 (1); t891 (2)
Unaligned/spa types with unknown repeat succession 2 2 (10) txAC (1) 1 1 (5) t15783 (1)
Total 51 21   57 21  
  1. Bold text indicates spa types that were identified in only one location