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Table 1 The frequency of phenotypic and genotypic resistance to MLS according to type of isolates

From: Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of macrolide, lincosamide and streptogramin B resistance among clinical isolates of staphylococci in southwest of Iran

Methicillin-resistance type Phenotype ermA ermC msrA tst-1 pvl
MRSA
(N = 32)
cMLS
(N = 27)
18 25 6 7 1
iMLS
(N = 2)
1 1 0 1 0
MS
(N = 3)
1 1 3 2 0
MSSA
(N = 3)
cMLS
(N = 2)
0 1 0 1 0
iMLS
(N = 1)
0 1 1 1 0
MS
(N = 0)
Total (N = 35) 20 (57.1%) 29 (82.9%) 10 (28.6%) 12 (34.3%) 1 (2.9%)
MRCoNS
(N = 48)
cMLS
(N = 34)
6 31 19 ND ND
iMLS
(N = 6)
0 5 5
MS
(N = 8)
0 0 8
MSCoNS
(N = 3)
cMLS
(N = 0)
ND ND
iMLS
(N = 0)
MS
(N = 3)
0 0 3
Total (N = 51) 6 (11.8%) 36 (70.6%) 35 (68.6%)
P value < 0.001 0.19 < 0.001
  1. ND, not determined