TABLE 1.

S. aureus strains surveyed by allele-specific PCR and partial ileS sequencing

StrainSourceMIC (μg/ml)Allelic PCR
NCTC6571aLondon, United Kingdom0.5
EMRSA16aLondon, United Kingdom0.5
SCR 350London, United Kingdom2
SCR 714aLondon, United Kingdom4
SCR 648aLondon, United Kingdom4
SCR 602aLondon, United Kingdom4
SCR 583aLondon, United Kingdom4
SCR 1198aLondon, United Kingdom4
SCR 1417aLondon, United Kingdom4
SCR 1043aLondon, United Kingdom4
SCR 501aLondon, United Kingdom4
SWA 1399London, United Kingdom4
SCR 350London, United Kingdom4
SKB 10Ontario, Canada4
SCR 1913London, United Kingdom4
SKB 19Glasgow, United Kingdom4
SCR 856London, United Kingdom4
SCR 501London, United Kingdom4
SKB 24Glasgow, United Kingdom4
SCR 1412London, United Kingdom4
SCR 962London, United Kingdom4
SCR 905London, United Kingdom4
SCR 573London, United Kingdom4
SCR 444London, United Kingdom4
SCR 343aLondon, United Kingdom4
SKB 20bGlasgow, United Kingdom8
SCR 1816aLondon, United Kingdom8+
SCR 691aLondon, United Kingdom8+
SCR 653aLondon, United Kingdom8+
SCR 1102aLondon, United Kingdom8+
SKB 28Nottingham, United Kingdom8+
SKB 22France8+
SKB 13United States8+
SKB 3Not recorded8+
SKB 18Glasgow, United Kingdom8+
SCR 39aLondon, United Kingdom16+
SCR 1257aLondon, United Kingdom16NDc
SCR 1045aLondon, United Kingdom16+
SWA 1955aLondon, United Kingdom16+
SKB 27aNot recorded16+
SCR 1206aLondon, United Kingdom16+
SKB 25Glasgow, United Kingdom16+
SCR 618aLondon, United Kingdom16+
SKB 2Not recorded16+
SCR 992aLondon, United Kingdom16+
SKB 22Glasgow, United Kingdom16+
SKB 23Glasgow, United Kingdom16+
SKB 26bWarrington, United Kingdom16+
SKB 4Sheffield, United Kingdom16+
SKB 5France16+
SKB 29Nottingham, United Kingdom16+
SCR 1931aLondon, United Kingdom16+
U 389aLondon, United Kingdom16+
SCR1701aLondon, United Kingdom16+
SCR 1957aLondon, United Kingdom16+
SCR 1088aLondon, United Kingdom32+
SKB 8Ontario, Canada32+
SKB 12bUnited States32+
MA 2aLab induced32+
SKB 1bOntario, Canada32+
SKB 7Ontario, Canada32+
SKB 9France32+
SCR 1852aLondon, United Kingdom32+
SKB 6Not recorded64+
MA 1aLab induced64+
SKB 1bFrance64+
SKB 11Ontario, Canada64+
SKB 14bUnited States64+
SKB 30Nottingham, United Kingdom64+
SKB 15United States64+
SKB 17France64+
  • a Surveyed by partial ileS sequencing.

  • b Surveyed by complete ileS sequencing.

  • c ND, not determined.