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Table 1 Bacterial isolates utilized in this study

From: Impact of accessory gene regulator (agr) dysfunction on vancomycin pharmacodynamics among Canadian community and health-care associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Community or Healthcare Associated PFGE Profile (USA) PFGE Profile (CANADA)
CA-MRSA (n = 21)* USA300 (n = 15) CMRSA-10 (n = 15)
  USA400 (n = 6) CMRSA-7 (n = 6)
HA-MRSA (n = 19)** USA100 (n = 8) CMRSA-2 (n = 8)
  USA500 (n = 3) CMRSA-5 (n = 3)
  USA600 (n = 6) CMRSA-1 (n = 6)
Other No USA Correlate (n = 2) CMRSA-9 (n = 2)
  1. *No CA-MRSA were agr dysfunctional
  2. **6 HA-MRSA were agr dysfunctional,belonging to USA 100 (n = 1), USA 400 (n = 1), and USA 500 (n = 2), and USA 600(n = 2) PFGE profile. The remaining strains were classified as agr functional