TABLE 2

Staphylococcus aureus strains tested and their corresponding enterotoxin gene profiles

Clonal groupS. aureus strainMethicillin statusaSource or originbSuperantigen gene profile
USA100IA116MRSABlood sed, seg, sei, selj, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
IA132MRSABlood seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
IA197MRSABlood sed, seg, sei, selj, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
IA1624MRSABlood sed, seg, sei, selj, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
IA140MRSALower respiratory tract seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selp, selu, selx
IA1061MRSALower respiratory tract seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selp, selu, selx
IA1495MRSALower respiratory tract sed, seg, sei, selj, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
IA2636MRSALower respiratory tract seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
IA202MRSAOther sterile site sec, seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
IA209MRSAOther sterile site sed, selr, seg, sei, selj, selm, seln, selo, selp, selu, selx
IA217MRSAOther sterile site sed, seg, sei, selj, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
IA2024MRSAOther sterile site sed, seg, sei, selj, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
USA200IA1101MSSABlood tstH, sea, seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu
MNPEMSSAPneumonia/lethal TSS tstH, sec, seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu, sell
MN11MSSAVaginal/mTSS tstH, sed, seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
CDC587MSSAVaginal/mTSS tstH, seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu
MNWHMRSAVaginal/mTSS tstH, sea, seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu
MNPAMRSAVaginal/mTSS tstH, seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu
MN8MSSAVaginal/mTSS tstH, sea, seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu
IA2624MRSAOther sterile site tstH, seg, sei, selm, seln, selu
USA300IA2980MRSABlood selk, selq, selx
IA1643MSSABlood selx
IA2995MRSABlood sed, selj, selk, selq, selr, selx
PSLVMSSALethal pneumonia selx
PSMGMSSAPneumonia selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
IA1012MRSAWound/abscess selk, selq, selx
IA364MRSAWound/abscess selk, selq, selx
IA3048MRSAWound/abscess selk, selq, selx
LAC, FitzMRSASkin infection selk, selq, selx
IA2816MRSAInfected tissue sed, selk, selq, selx
IA2030MRSAInfected tissue selk, selq, selx
IA65MRSAOther sterile site selk, selq, selx
USA400MW2MRSAPneumonia/lethal TSS sea, sec, selh, selk, sell, selq, selx
PSAGMRSAPneumonia/lethal TSS sec, sed, seg, sei, selj, selm, seln, selo, selr, selu, selx
PSKNMRSAPneumonia/lethal TSS sea, sec, selh, selk, sell, selq, selx
PSGNMRSAPneumonia/TSS sea, sec, selh, selk, sell, selq, selx
C99-529MRSAPneumonia/lethal TSS sea, seb, selh, selk, selq, selx
IA96MSSAWound/abscess sec, sed, seg, sei, selj, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
USA600IA2479MRSABlood sec, seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
IA1234MRSAWound/abscess sec, seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
IA746MRSAWound/abscess sec, seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
IA2341MRSAWound/abscess sec, seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
IA1871MRSAWound/abscess seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
IA36MRSAWound/abscess seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
IA1471MRSAInfected tissue sec, seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
IA87MRSANasal seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
IA88MRSANasal seg, sei, selm, seln, selo, selu, selx
HistoricalColMRSAOperating theater, London, UK, 1960s seb, selk, selq, selx
RN450MSSACorneal ulcer, NCTC 8325 variant, Oxford, UK, 1943 selx
  • a MSSA, methicillin-susceptible S. aureus.

  • b mTSS, menstrual toxic shock syndrome.