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Table 1 Toxin gene profiles and multilocus sequence typing of MRSA strains obtained from blood, sputum, and synovial fluid

From: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus enterocolitis sequentially complicated with septic arthritis: a case report and review of the literature

Source Detection of toxic genes SCCmec MLST
  tst eta etb sea seb sec sed see seg seh sei sej pvl mec type ccr type SCC mec arcC aroE glpF gmk pta tpi yqil ST CC
A. blood - - - - - - - - + - + - - A 2 II 1 136 1 4 12 1 10 764 5
Sputum - - - - - - - - + - + - - A 2 II 1 136 1 4 12 1 10 764 5
Joint fluid - - - - - - - - + - + - - A 2 II 1 136 1 4 12 1 10 764 5
  1. A: acetyltransferase, arc: carbamate kinase, aro: shikimate dehydrogenase, CC: clonal complex, ccr: cassette chromosome recombinase, eta: exfoliatin toxin a etb: exfoliatin toxin b, glp: glycerol kinase, gmk: guanylate kinase, MLST: multilocus sequence typing, pta: phosphate acetyltransferase, pvl: Panton-Valentine leukocidine, sea: staphylococcal enterotoxin a, seb: staphylococcal enterotoxin b, sec: staphylococcal enterotoxin c, sed: staphylococcal enterotoxin d, seg: staphylococcal enterotoxin g, seh: staphylococcal enterotoxin h, sei: staphylococcal enterotoxin I, sej: staphylococcal enterotoxin j, SCCmec: Staphylococcal casstte chromosmome mec, ST: sequence type, tpi: triosephosphate isomerase, yqi: acetyle coenzyme.