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Table 4 Distribution of phenotypic and genotypic antibiotic resistance among tested staphylococcal strains

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

Species n (%) Methicillin resistance phenotype n (%) Gen mecA n (%) Phenotypes of macrolides resistance erm (A, B, C) genes n (%) Msr gen n (%) Mupirocin resistence - phenotype n (%) Mup gen n (%)
cMLSB n (%) iMLSB n (%) MSB n (%)
S. epidermidis 32 (33.7) 20 (21.1) 23 (24.2) 9 (9.5) 5 (5.3) 8 (8.4) 1 (1.1) 10 (10.5) 8 (8.4) 7 (7.4)
S. haemolyticus 28 (29.5) 22 (23.2) 20 (21.1) 17 (17.9) 0 (0) 5 (5.3) 0 (0) 15 (15.8) 3 (3.2) 6 (6.3)
S. hominis 14 (14.7) 13 (13.7) 13 (13.7) 3 (3.2) 6 (6.3) 2 (2.1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (2.1) 5 (5.3)
S. capitis 6 (6.3) 4 (4.2) 4 (4.2) 3 (3.2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (1.1) 1 (1.1) 0 (0)
S. warnerii 6 (6.3) 1 (1.1) 1(1.1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (2.1) 0 (0) 2 (2.1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
S. simulans 3 (3.2) 1 (1.1) 1 (1.1) 0 (0) 3 (3.2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
S. aureus 3 (3.2) 1 (1.1) 1 (1.1) 1 (1.1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
S. pettenkoferi 2 (2.1) 2 (2.1) 2 (2.1) 1 (1.1) 1 (1.1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
S. caprae 1 (1.1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Total 95 (100) 64 (67.4) 65 (68.4) 34 (35.8) 15 (15.8) 17 (17.9) 1 (1.1) 28 (29.5) 14 (14.7) 18 (18.9)
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