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Table 2 Antibiotic susceptibility profile and mecA status of donor and recipient cells

From: In vitro transfer of methicillin resistance determinants mecA from methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) to methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA)

ID Antibiotics Susceptibility profiles of donor cells mecA SCCmec
Donor cells OX CPD FOX E N AML TGC LEV   Type III
1 10 30 15 10 25 15 1
SH1 R R R R R R S S + +
SH4 R R R R R R R S + +
SDG2 R S R R R R S S + +
SDG3 R R R R R R R S + +
SEV1 R S R R R R S S + +
SEQ5 R S S R R R S S + +
Recipient cells Antibiotics resistance profiles of recipient cells mecA OrfX
SDG4 R S S S S S R S - +
SH8 R R S S S S R S - +
SCH4 S S S S S S S R - +
SEQ1 S S R S R S R S - +
  1. SH human isolate, SDG dog isolate, SEV environmental isolate, SEQ horse isolate, SCH chicken isolate, R resistance, S susceptible, E15 Erythromycin, CPD10 Cefpodoxime, FOX30 Cefoxitin, OX1 Oxacillin, N10 Neomycin, AML25 Amoxicillin, TGC15 Tigecycline, LEV1 Levofloxacin