TABLE 3.

Application of the multiplex PCR to an outbreak collection

StrainPFGE patternaNo. of band differences in relation to pattern A1SpaA typingMLST profileSCCmec typeClonal type
PER88B76YHFGFMBQBLO3-3-1-12-4-4-16IAIberian
PER4A10YHFGFMBQBLONDbIAIberian
PER90A22YHFGFMBQBLONDIAIberian
PER110B14YHFGFMBQBLONDIAIberian
PER135B26YHFGFMBQBLONDIAIberian
PER87B34YHFGFMBQBLONDIAIberian
PER170B46YHFGFMBQBLONDIAIberian
PER138B56YHFGFMBQBLONDIAIberian
PER128B64YHFGFMBQBLONDIAIberian
PER46B88YHFGFMBQBLONDIAIberian
PER184D6YHFMBQBLO3-3-1-12-4-4-16IIberian
PER92E6YHFGFMBQBLO3-3-1-12-4-4-16IAIberian
PER222H8YHFGFMBQBLO3-3-1-12-4-4-16IAIberian
PER178F10WGKAOMQ2-3-1-1-4-4-3IIIABrazilian
PER127G>10WGQQL2LO2-2-2-2-6-3-2IVST30/UK
PER2I>10WGKAKAOMQQ2-2-2-2-6-3-2IVAST30/UK
PER220J>10WGKAKAOMQQ2-2-2-2-6-3-2IVST30/UK
PER205C8UJGFGMDMGGML21-4-1-8-4-4-3IVANew
  • a As described in the original reference (4) and according to criteria by Goering et al. (9).

  • b ND, not determined.