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Table 5 Antibiotic susceptibility profiles and mecA status of donor and recipient transconjugants

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

Cell type ID Antibiotic profiles of transconjugants mecA
OX1 CPD10 FOX3O E15 N10 AML25 TGC15
(D)Transconjugant 1E R R R R R I S +
(R)Transconjugant 1 T R R R R R I R +
(D)Transconjugant 2E R R R R R R R +
(R)Transconjugant 2 T R R R R R I S +
(D)Transconjugant 3E R R R R R R S +
(R)Transconjugant 3 T R R R R R R S
(D)Transconjugant 4E R R R R R I R +
(R)Transconjugant 4 T S S S S S R R
(D)Transconjugant 5E R R R R R S S +
(R)Transconjugant 5 T R R R R R R R +
  1. Transconjugants (A) donor transconjugants, Transconjugants (B) recipient transconjugants, E, T, agar concentration of erythromycin and tigecycline in μg/mL, D donors, R recipients, D R resistance, S susceptible, I intermediate resistance