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BACKGROUND Increased intestinal permeability in cirrhosis exerts a pivotal role in the pathogenesis of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis and other complications of cirrhosis through promotion of(More)
OBJECTIVES Macrolide, lincosamide and streptogramin type B (MLS(B)) resistance was determined in Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates from two University Hospitals. METHODS Antibiotic resistance(More)
Three collections of Staphylococcus aureus isolates (n = 1,058) were investigated to assess the spread of Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL)-producing strains in Greece and their association with skin(More)
Clonal analysis and PCR screening for the presence of Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) genes was performed among 694 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) cases collected during a 2-y(More)