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Table 3 Multi locus sequence types and pulsed field gel electrophoresis USA types identified by the Diversilab® system of forty-nine MRSA isolates collected from the anterior nares of hospitalized patients at Vidant Medical Center in eastern North Carolina, 2011

From: A case control study of environmental and occupational exposures associated with methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in patients admitted to a rural tertiary care hospital in a high density swine region

Multi locus sequence type USA PFGE type No. (%)
8 3001 19 (38.8)
8 5002 2 (4.1)
8 No match 1 (2.0)
5 1002 8 (16.3)
5 8002 1 (2.0)
5 No match 4 (8.2)
105 1002 4 (8.2)
632 1002 3 (6.1)
36 2002 1 (2.0)
45 6002 1 (2.0)
1 8002 2 (4.1)
840 No match 2 (4.1)
Untypeable 3001 1 (2.0)
  1. Abbreviations: MRSA, methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, MLST, multi locus sequence type; PFGE, Pulsed field gel electrophoresis.
  2. 1Historically a community associated strain of MRSA.
  3. 2Historically a hospital associated strain of MRSA.
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