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Table 2 Detection of S. aureus and MRSA among various specimens from humans sampled from September, 2013 to August, 2014

From: Investigation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among clinical isolates from humans and animals by culture methods and multiplex PCR

Types of specimens No. tested S. aureus positive (%) MRSA positive (%)
Surgical wound swab 95 34 (35.8) 18 (52.9)
Pus from skin infection 19 11 (57.9) 7 (63.6)
Exudates from diabetic ulcer 14 07 (50.0) 4 (57.1)
Exudates from burn 13 07 (53.8) 3 (42.9)
Aural swab 9 05 (55.6) 2 (40.0)
Total 150 64 (42.7) 34 (53.1)