TABLE 1

Strains and plasmids used in this study

TABLE 1
  • a r−, restriction system negative; HA-MRSA, hospital-acquired MRSA; Kanr, kanamycin resistant; Ampr, ampicillin resistant; Chlr, chloramphenicol resistant.

  • b NARSA, Network on Antimicrobial Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus.