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Table 3 Analysis of spa gene in MRSA isolates regarding to hospital and clinical specimens

From: Ability of biofilm production and molecular analysis of spa and ica genes among clinical isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

spa bandSize (bp)Number (%)SexClinical specimensHospitalWards
No band
 7 (29.1)MaleBurn woundIMKa Burns hospitalBurns
   MaleBurn woundIMK Burns hospitalBurns
   MaleBurn woundIMK Burns hospitalBurns
   FemaleEyeAminEmergency
   FemaleEyeAminEmergency
   FemaleEyeAminEmergency
   FemaleBrain abscessAl-ZahraICU
One band
 1503 (12.5)MaleBurn woundIMK Burns hospitalBurns
   MaleBurn woundIMK Burns hospitalBurns
   FemaleBurn woundIMK Burns hospitalBurns
 2704 (16.7)MaleBurn woundIMK Burns hospitalBurns
   MaleBurn woundIMK Burns hospitalBurns
   MaleBurn woundIMK Burns hospitalBurns
   FemaleEyeAminEmergency
 3004 (16.7)MaleBloodShahid BeheshtiEmergency
   MaleEyeShahid BeheshtiEmergency
   MaleBurn woundIMK Burns hospitalBurns
   FemaleRespiratory tractAl-ZahraICU
 3602 (8.3)FemaleEyeShahid BeheshtiEmergency
   FemaleBurn woundIMK Burns hospitalBurns
 400− 4.2FemaleBurn woundIMK Burns hospitalBurns
Two band
 150–3003 (12.5)MaleBurn woundIMK Burns hospitalBurns
   MaleBurn woundIMK Burns hospitalBurns
   FemaleBurn woundIMK Burns hospitalBurns
Total24 (100)     
  1. aImam Musa Kazem Burns hospital