Current pattern of antibiotic resistance in Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates and the emergence of vancomycin resistance.

@article{Taj2010CurrentPO,
  title={Current pattern of antibiotic resistance in Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates and the emergence of vancomycin resistance.},
  author={Yasmeen Taj and Farhan Essa Abdullah and Shahana Urooj Kazmi},
  journal={Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 11},
  pages={728-32}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the pattern of antibiotic resistance in the clinical isolates of Staphylococcus (S.) aureus, Methicillin Resistant S. aureus (MRSA) and define the possible emergence of Vancomycin resistant S. aureus (VRSA) in Karachi. STUDY DESIGN An observational study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Essa Laboratories and Department of Molecular Genetics, Ziauddin Hospital, from January to December 2009. METHODOLOGY Staphylococcal isolates from different clinical specimens, pus… CONTINUE READING