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Table 1 Sequences of starters used for detection of resistance genes

From: Antibiotic resistance, ability to form biofilm and susceptibility to copper alloys of selected staphylococcal strains isolated from touch surfaces in Polish hospital wards

Gen Primer sequences 5′-3′ Product of amplification References
mecA TAG AAA TGA CTG AAC GTC CG
TTG CGA TCA ATG TTA CCG TAG
154 bp Pereira 2010 [12]
mup TAT ATT ATG CGA TGG AAG GTT GG
AAT AAA ATC AGC TGG AAA GTG TTG
458 bp Anthony RM 1999 [14]
ermA TCT AAA AAG CAT GTA AAA GAA
CTT CGA TAG TTT ATT AAT ATT AGT
645 bp Sutcliffe 1996 [13]
ermB GAA AAG GTA CTC AAC CAA ATA
AGT AAC GGT ACT TAA ATT GTT TAC
639 bp Sutcliffe 1996 [13]
ermC TCA AAA CAT AAT ATA GAT AAA
GCT AAT ATT GTT TAA ATC GTC AAT
642 bp Sutcliffe 1996 [13]
msrA/B GCA AAT GGT GTA GGT AAG ACA ACT
ATC ATG TGA TGT AAA CAA AAT
399 BP Sutcliffe 1996 [13]