TABLE 1.

Prevalence of hVISA in 14 epidemiologic studies

Study authors (reference)MRSA strainsMSSA strainsAll strains
No. of isolatesNo. of hVISA% hVISANo. of isolatesNo. of hVISA% hVISATotalNo. of hVISA% hVISA
Hiramatsu et al. (19)1,149353.050001,149353.05
Franchi et al. (11)30000003000
Ariza et al. (1)191473.68000191473.68
Kantzanou et al. (23)7211.3925009711.03
Geisel et al. (14)8578.240008578.24
Wong et al. (39)5235.771120016431.83
Bierbaum et al. (2)36720.54900045720.44
Schmitz et al. (31)3020000030200
Marchese et al. (26)17921.1200017921.12
Kim et al. (24)3,371591.751,172004,543591.30
Bobin-Dubreux et al. (3)00046910.2146910.21
Reverdy et al. (30)17131.7500017131.75
Trakulsomboon et al. (37)15553.2300015553.23
Wootton et al. (41)1000000010000
Total6,0521312.161,86810.057,9201321.67