Table 3

PFGE types of high-level mupirocin-resistant MRSA (n = 78)

PFGE typeNo. of isolates (%)No. of subtypesRelated USA typeNursing home(s) representeda
A47 (60)171001–6, 8–10, 12, 14, 15
B25 (32)113003, 4, 6–11, 13
C5 (6)25005
D1 (1)1NAb1
  • a PFGE types A and B were both identified in nursing homes 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, and 10. PFGE types A and C were identified in nursing home 5. PFGE types A and D were identified in nursing home 1.

  • b This isolate is not related to any of the current USA types (USA100 to USA1200).