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Toxins and Antibiotic Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus Isolated from a Major Hospital in Lebanon

Table 1

Characteristics of MRSA and MSSA isolates harboring the ACME, eta and etb genes (spa and mec typing retrieved from Tokajian et al. [19]).

No. of isolatesMRSA/MSSA (SCC mec subtype)aspa typebToxins (ETA and ETB)c

3MRSA (IVc)t044ETA
1MRSA (IVc)t032ETA, ETB
1MRSA (III)t021ETA
1MRSA (IVc)t037ETA
1MRSA (IVc)t008ETA
1MSSAt937ACME
1MSSAt1439ETA
1MSSAt2179ETA
1MRSA (IVc)t304ETA
1MRSA (II)t002ETA
1MSSAt729ETB
1MRSA (IVc)t3468ETB
1MRSA (IVc)t537ETA, ETB
1MSSAt159ETA, ETB
1MSSAt209ETA
1MSSAt1515ETB

a MRSA: methicilin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, MSSA: Methicilin Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus, SCCmec: staphylococcal cassette mec
bspa: Staphylococcus aureus Protein A
cETA: exfoliative toxin A; ETB: exfoliative toxin B.

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