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Table 2 Phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of 11 clinical VRSA isolates (VRSA/TSSA – 2 strains and VRSA/TRSA – 9 strains)

From: Characteristics of glycopeptide-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from inpatients of three teaching hospitals in Warsaw, Poland

Nr of strain Year of isolation Source1 MICVAN/ TEI 2 (mg/L) SCC mec type3 MLST4 Other resistance genes7 Presumable clone
ST5 CC6
MRSA-27 2003 H-2 4/4 IA ST247 CC8 1, 2, 3, 4 Iberian
MRSA-31 2005 H-2 4/8 IA ST247 CC8 1, 2, 3, 4 Iberian
MRSA-34 2005 H-3 4/16 IA ST247 CC8 1, 3, 4 Iberian
MRSA-35 2005 H-3 4/16 IA ST247 CC8 1, 3, 4 Iberian
MRSA-37 2005 H-3 4/16 IA ST247 CC8 1, 3, 4 Iberian
MRSA-23 2003 H-2 4/16 III ST241 CC8 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Finland-UK
MRSA-43 2005 H-1 8/8 III ST241 CC8 1, 3, 5 Finland-UK
MRSA-44 2005 H-1 4/8 III ST241 CC8 1, 3, 5 Finland-UK
MRSA-45 2005 H-1 4/4 III ST241 CC8 1, 3, 5 Finland-UK
MRSA-40 2005 H-1 4/2 IV ST1 CC1 1 UD8
MRSA-22 1996 H-1 8/1 IV ST30 CC30 1, 3, 4, 5 UD8
  1. Legend: 1Source of strains: H-1, H-2, H-3, hospital number 1, 2, 3; 2VAN/TEI Vancomycin/teicoplanin; 3SCCmec type Staphylococcal chromosome cassettes mec type; 4MLST Multilocus sequence typing; 5ST Sequence type; 6CC Clonal complex; 7Other resistance genes: 1, ermA; 2, ermC; 3, aacA-aphD; 4, aadD; 5, aph(3”)-IIIa; 8 UD, undefined