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Table 3 The combination patterns of genes responsible for resistance to MLS antibiotics in studied isolates

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

Pattern S. aureus
(N = 35)
CoNS
(N = 51)
Total
(N = 86)
ermA 3 (8.6) 2 (3.9) 5 (5.8)
ermC 8 (22.9) 12 (23.5) 20 (23.3)
msrA 2 (5.7) 13 (25.5) 15 (17.4)
ermA/ermC 13 (37.1) 2 (3.9) 15 (17.4)
ermC/msrA 4 (11.4) 20 (39.2) 24 (27.9)
ermA/ermC/msrA 4 (11.4) 2 (3.9) 6 (7)
No gene 1 (2.9) 0 1 (1.2)