TABLE 5.

PVL+ strains of MRSA reported to cause infections among healthy populations in different regions of the world

MLSTPredominant SCCmec type(s)spa type(s)Strain(s)Regions where strain is commonReferences
ST1IVt125, t127,t128, t175, t558, t1272, t1274USA400, CMRSA-7United States, Canada, Europe, Australia 133, 184, 203, 218, 309, 509, 640, 913, 924, 956, 1017, 1027
ST8IVt008USA300, CMRSA-10, WA-MRSA-12United States, Canada, Europe 171, 208, 216, 234, 309, 385, 403, 419, 443, 475, 481, 509, 543, 628, 702, 845, 875, 893, 895, 924
ST30IVt012, t018, t019, t021, t030, t043, t318SWP clone, WA MRSA, USA1100Australia, United States, Japan, Latin America, Turkey, Egypt, Middle East, Europe 58, 92, 184, 252, 264, 276, 294, 352, 376, 429, 472, 509, 604, 644, 670, 682, 757, 778, 886, 905, 913, 920, 924
ST59IV, V, VTt216, t437USA1000Australia, Europe, Taiwan, United States 68, 90, 92, 160, 184, 294, 411, 418, 509, 595, 694, 879, 913, 975, 977
ST80IVt042, t044, t070, t131, t237, t376, t455European cloneAustralia, Europe, Kuwait, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Malaysia 56, 57, 184, 213, 264, 274, 299, 379, 490, 509, 510, 548, 555, 673, 693, 694, 814, 823, 913, 920, 924, 962
ST93IVt202Queensland cloneAustralia, England 184, 257, 258, 352, 641, 643, 670, 763, 913