Anne-Merethe Hanssen

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The mecA gene in Staphylococcus aureus is located on the genetic element staphylococcal cassette chromosome (SCC). Different SCCmecs have been classified according to their putative recombinase genes(More)
We investigated the nature of the staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) elements and cognate insertion sites in a collection of 42 clinical staphylococcal isolates of various species from(More)
Increasing frequencies of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strain isolation have been reported from many countries. The overall prevalence of MRSA in Norway is(More)
Studies on Staphylococcus aureus populations colonizing the nasal cavity reveal that some bacterial strains are more common, while others are rarely found. This study included five isolates with the(More)