aureus isolates

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  • In the UK, only 2% of all S. aureus isolates are sensitive to penicillin, with a similar picture in the rest of the world.
  • With PFGE, a method which is still very much utilized dating back to its first success in 1980s remains capable of helping differentiate Methicillin-resistant S. aureus isolates.
  • By 1950, 40% of hospital S. aureus isolates were penicillin-resistant; and, by 1960, this had risen to 80%.
  • Toxic shock syndrome toxin (TSST) is a superantigen with a size of 22KDa produced by 5 to 25% of Staphylococcus aureus isolates.