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Table 4 Antibiotic resistance genes detected in floor dust samples

From: Longitudinal development of the dust microbiome in a newly opened Norwegian kindergarten

Resistance gene Primary host species Presence (+)/absence (−) of gene Detection limit range (pg)
Main Toilet Kitchen
mecA Staphylococcus + + + 2181.7–218.87
ermA Staphylococcus + + + 1.206–0.121
aac(6′)-aph(2″) Staphylococcus/Enterococcus + + + 9.35–0.935
vanA Staphylococcus/Enterococcus 261.1–26.11