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Table 3 Molecular features and resistance patterns of multi-resistant MRSA isolates resistant and susceptible to rifampicin.

From: Molecular characterization of resistance to Rifampicin in an emerging hospital-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone ST228, Spain

MLST (ST) SCCmec type PFGE spa-type Resistance pattern1
ST 228 I B t041 OXA, ERY, CLI, GEN, TOB, RIF, CIP
ST 228 IVA A t2222 or novel OXA, ERY, CLI, GEN, TOB, CIP
ST 247 I Iberian clone (ATCCBAA44; PER88) t051 OXA, ERY, CLI, GEN, TOB, RIF, CIP, TET
  1. (1 OXA, oxacillin; ERY, erythromycin; CLI, clindamycin; GEN, gentamicin; TOB, tobramycin; CIP, ciprofloxacin; RIF, rifampicin)