Agnes Marie Sá Figueiredo

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Community-acquired infections by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) in the absence of classic risk factors for MRSA diseases have been reported in different continents. In the(More)
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has emerged as a therapeutic problem. In the present study, the molecular characterization by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of MRSA isolates(More)
The extensive geographic spread of MRSA isolates belonging to the Brazilian epidemic clone (BEC) limited the value of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) in epidemiological studies of outbreaks(More)
An increasing incidence of nosocomial infections caused by non-multiresistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (nMMRSA) has been reported worldwide. The present study genotyped nMMRSA(More)
Twenty isolates of group B streptococcus (GBS) were recovered from the milk of cows with bovine mastitis on three farms located in the south and south-east of Brazil between 1987 and 1988. These(More)
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is an important nosocomial agent of biopolymer-associated infections, and isolates of S. aureus can produce different virulence factors, including(More)
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections have been increasing at an alarming rate world-wide. MRSA epidemics due to the clonal spread of multi-resistant isolates have been(More)