Table 2

Characterization of nontypeable SCCmec carried by recovered CNS

Staphylococcal species (farm no./sample typea)Presence of:mecA complexb
mecAccr genesb
S. equorum (3/P)+B
S. lentus (4/P)+B
S. fleurettii (7/P)+B
S. sciuri (10/D)+A
S. epidermidis (9/P)+NDc
  • a P, pig; D, dust.

  • b As determined by Kondo PCR (16).

  • c ND, not determined.