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Table 1 SCC mec types of methicillin-resistant S. epidermidis used in this study

From: First report on the molecular epidemiology of Malaysian Staphylococcus epidermidis isolated from a University Teaching Hospital

SCCmec type Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Type I 4 0.9
Type II 7 1.6
Type III 7 1.6
Type IV 42 9.4
Type V 34 7.6
Type VI 2 0.4
Type VIII 4 0.9
Untypeable 178 39.6
New Pattern 171 38.1
Total 449 100