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Table 2 SA Carriage According to the Sampling Sites

From: Staphylococcus Aureus Carriage in French Athletes at Risk of CA-MRSA Infection: a Prospective, Cross-sectional Study

Location Frequencies (% of carriers)
(n = 183)
Nose 111 (60.6%)
Nose only 22 (12.0%)
Throat 143 (78.1%)
Throat only 57 (31.1%)
Groin 40 (21.8%)
Groin only 2 (3.2%)
Skin lesion 21 (11.5%)
Skin lesion only 5 (1.7%)
Nose and/or throat 171 (93.4%)
Nose and/or groin 121 (66.1%)
Nose and/or skin lesion 119 (65.0%)
Throat and/or groin 156 (85.2%)
Throat and/or skin lesion 151 (82.5%)
Groin and/or skin lesion 53 (29.0%)
Nose and/or throat and/or groin 178 (97.3%)
Nose and/or throat and/or skin lesion 178 (97.3%)
Nose and/or groin and/or skin lesion 127 (69.4%)
Throat and/or groin and/or skin lesion 161 (88.0%)
Nose and/or throat and/or groin and/or skin lesion 183 (100%)