Table 2.

Distribution of various classes of mec complex among C-NS species

mec complex classaNo. (%) of isolates of:
S. aureus (n = 38)S. haemolyticus (n = 38)S. epidermidis(n = 34)S. sciuri (n = 9)S. caprae (n = 5)S. hominis (n = 2)S. capitis (n = 2)S. warneri (n = 1)
A26 (68.4) 5 (13.2) 19 (55.9) 9 4 (80.0) 22 1
B 12 (31.6) 2 (5.3) 14 (41.2) 00 0 0 0
C1 0 1 (2.6) 0 0 00 0 0
C2 0 30 (78.9) 1 (2.9) 0 00 0 0
D 0 0 0 0 1 (20.0) 00 0
  • a Corresponds to the meccomplex shown in Fig. 4.