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Table 2 Detailed clinical features of the 16 subjects with 18 ST398 Staphylococcus aureus isolates identified in Taiwan

From: Detection and phylogeny of Staphylococcus aureus sequence type 398 in Taiwan

Strain nameSubject No.Year of isolationAge (years)StatusRemarks
RR701201269ColonizedSurvey in 14 nursing homes
RR692201253ColonizedSurvey in 14 nursing homes
RR743201263ColonizedSurvey in 14 nursing homes
RR824201282ColonizedSurvey in 14 nursing homes
RR955201272ColonizedSurvey in 14 nursing homes
AAS1a62015Non-humanPork meat in a supermarket
AAS9a72015UnknownColonizedSurvey for pork processing workers
ZS13a82015UnknownColonizedSurvey for pork processing workers
OSSA1096a1020154Otitis mediaCombined immunodeficiency, Recurrent otitis
OSSA1105a1020154Otitis mediaCombined immunodeficiency, Recurrent otitis
ABR2611201686Colonized (resident)bLongitudinal survey in a nursing home (1st survey)
ABR17111201686Colonized (resident)(4th survey)
ABR11212201693Colonized (resident)(3rd survey)
ABR12113201629Colonized (worker, Philippines)(3rd survey)
ABR13414201630Colonized (worker, Philippines)(3rd survey)
ABR18015201626Colonized (worker, Philippines)(4th survey)
ACR4916201727Colonized (worker, Indonesia)Survey for foreign workers recruited to Taiwan
  1. athese 6 isolates were methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus; others were MRSA
  2. bthe frequency of sampling in this longitudinal study was bi-monthly