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Table 2 Expression of virulence genes, spa typing, and PFGE in the MRSA strains

From: Implementation of a novel in vitro model of infection of reconstituted human epithelium for expression of virulence genes in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from catheter-related infections in Mexico

Strain fnbA fnbB spa clfA clfB cna bbp ebps eap sdrC sdrD sdrE efb icaA agr Group spa typing *PFGE
S-10 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + II t895 1A
S-16 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + II t002 2B
S-19 + + + + + + + + + + + - + + II t895
S-22 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + II t895 3C
S-36 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + II t895
S-52 - + + - + + + + + + + + + + II t895 4A
S-58 + + + - + + + + + + + - + + II t895 5A
S-59 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + II t895 6C
S-66 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + II t895
S-73 - + + + + + + + + + + + + + II t008 7A
S-75 + - + + + + + + + + + + + + I t895 8A
S-76 + - + + + + + + + + + + + + II t189 9A
S-77 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + II t895 10C
S-79 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + II t895
S-82 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + II t895
S-93 + + + + + + + - + + + + + + II t008 11A
S-103 + + + + + + + + - + + + + + I t895 12A
S-106 + - + + + + + - + + + + + + II t895 13A
S-107 + - + + + + + + - + - + - + I t008 14A
S-8 + + + + + + + + + + + - + + II t895 15D
S-108 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + II t895
No 19 17 21 19 21 21 21 19 19 21 20 18 20 21 21  
% 90.4 80.9 100 90.4 100 100 100 90.4 90.4 100 95.2 85.7 95.2 100 100
  1. *A = Different, B = Possibly related, C = Identical and D = Closely related.