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Figure 1. Dendrogram generated by computerized analysis (Gel Compar II, version 4.01) of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus band profiles obtained with pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. Clones: SC = sporadic clone; BEC = Brazilian epidemic clone; PC = pediatric clone; NY/JC = New York/Japan clone. Antimicrobial agents: GEN = gentamicin; VAN = vancomycin; CLI = clindamycin; CIP = ciprofloxacin; SXT = trimethoprim–sulfamethoxazole; RIF = rifampin; TET = tetracycline; CHL = chloramphenicol; ERY = erythomycin.