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TableĀ 2 Macrolides resistance phenotypic and genotypic characterization in relation to source of infections

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

Phenotype ermA ermC msrA tst-1 pvl cMLS iMLS MS
BSIs (40) 11 29 23 2 0 28 5 7
SSTIs (16) 7 12 10 4 1 11 2 3
UTIs (13) 0 11 8 3 0 11 1 1
RTIs (12) 7 10 2 1 0 11 0 1
EIs (3) 0 2 1 2 0 1 1 1
AIs (1) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
BJIs (1) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Total 26 (30.2) 65 (75.6) 45 (52.3) 12 (34.3%)a 1 (2.9%)a 63 (73.3%) 9 (10.5%) 14 (16.3)
  1. BSIs, bloodstream infections; SSTIs, skin and soft tissue infections; UTIs, urinary tract infections; RTIs, respiratory tracts infections; EIs, eye infections; AIs, abdominal infections, BJIs, bone and joint infections
  2. aThe proportion estimated among 35 erythromycin-resistant S. aureus