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Table 1 Characteristics of the analyzed S. aureus isolates

From: In vivo competition and horizontal gene transfer among distinct Staphylococcus aureus lineages as major drivers for adaptational changes during long-term persistence in humans

Isolate(sourcea) Month/year of isolation spa type (repeat pattern) MLST
t012#95/“early” (T) 08/1995 t012 (15–12–16-02-16-02-25-17-24-24) ST30
t012#97 (T) 12/1997 t012 (15–12–16-02-16-02-25-17-24-24) ST30
t012#00 (T) 04/2000 t012 (15–12–16-02-16-02-25-17-24-24) ST30
t021_2#02 (N) 01/2002 t021 (15–12–16-02-16-02-25-17-24) ST30
t021#02 (T) 10/2002 t021 (15–12–16-02-16-02-25-17-24) ST30
t021#04 (N) 07/2004 t021 (15–12–16-02-16-02-25-17-24) ST30
t021_2#04 (T) 07/2004 t021 (15–12–16-02-16-02-25-17-24) ST30
t021_2#06 (T) 02/2006 t021 (15–12–16-02-16-02-25-17-24) ST30
t021_#06 (N) 05/2006 t021 (15–12–16-02-16-02-25-17-24) ST30
t021#07 (T) 02/2007 t021 (15–12–16-02-16-02-25-17-24) ST30
t021_2#07 (N) 02/2007 t021 (15–12–16-02-16-02-25-17-24) ST30
t021#08 / "late" (S) 10/2008 t021 (15–12–16-02-16-02-25-17-24) ST30
t338#95 (T) 05/1995 t338 (15–21–16-02-25-17-24) ST30
t331_2#01 (T) 10/2001 t331 (08–16–34-13-17-34-16-34) ST45
t331#01 (N) 10/2001 t331 (08–16–34-13-17-34-16-34) ST45
t331#03 (N) 07/2003 t331 (08–16–34-13-17-34-16-34) ST45
t331#06 (T) 05/2006 t331 (08–16–34-13-17-34-16-34) ST45
t331#08 (T) 05/2008 t331 (08–16–34-13-17-34-16-34) ST45
t364#03 (T) 07/2003 t364 (04–34–17-32-17-23-24) ST3803
t2351III#04 (N) 07/2004 t2351(04–44–44-33-31-12-16-34-16-34-16-12-25-22-22-34) ST34
t056#06 (T) 08/2006 t056 (04–20–12-17-20-17-12-17-17) ST101
  1. Isolation month/year and molecular typing results (spa typing and multilocus sequence typing [MLST]) of the analyzed S. aureus isolates. The first (“early”) and the last (“late”) isolate were previously subjected to complete genome sequencing [30]
  2. aN, nasal swab, T deep throat swab, S sputum