[Multiclonality of methicilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a university hospital].

@article{Saida2005MulticlonalityOM,
  title={[Multiclonality of methicilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a university hospital].},
  author={N Ben Saida and Hajer Ben Abdallah and Neila Hannachi and Mahmoud Marzouk},
  journal={Medecine et maladies infectieuses},
  year={2005},
  volume={35 6},
  pages={
          363-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The methicillin resistance of Staphylococcus aureus MRSA is a major problem for human infections. The authors present a genotypic study of these bacteria to understand the spreading of these strains in a university hospital. PATIENTS AND METHODS We collected 19 strains of MRSA (September 2003-March 2004) for which the presence of gene mecA had been confirmed by PCR. They were then genotyped in pulsed-field Gel electrophoresis (CHEF variety). RESULTS Resistant strains accounted for… CONTINUE READING

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