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Table 2 MRSA and MRSE ST distribution in relation to the sample location

From: Molecular epidemiology of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus species in healthcare workers of a blood bank in the Brazilian Amazon

Profession n Sample location/clones (ST)
Hands – ST type Nasopharynx – ST type Lab coat – ST type
MRSA MRSE MRSA MRSE MRSA MRSE
Physician 2 59 17
Biochemist 1 644*
Nurse 2 642 663* ST4952
Nursing technician 12 59, 653* 20, 173, 645*, 661*, 662* 20, 69, 152, 255, 646*
Nursing assistant 1 173
Hemotherapy technician 6 ST15 666* 17, 194, 668* ST15, ST5800*
ST5 (n = 2)
17, 665*
Administrative staff 4 ST30 651* 647*, 664,20
Social worker 3 2, 61, 296
Biomedic 1 ST1993 670*
Lab technician 5 20, 643*, 648*, 652*, 185 ST5
Psychologist 1 667*
Biologist 1 671*
Cleaning staff 3 669*, 649* 650*
Ambulance driver 1 153
Physiotherapist 1 20  
Statistician 1 20
  1. (−) Absence; (*) New sequence type (ST); (♦) New allele pta 680; () Corresponds to two STs in the same place