Emergence of SCCmec Type I Obtained From Clinical Samples in Shiraz Teaching Hospitals, South-West of Iran

@article{EbrahimSaraie2015EmergenceOS,
  title={Emergence of SCCmec Type I Obtained From Clinical Samples in Shiraz Teaching Hospitals, South-West of Iran},
  author={Hadi Sedigh Ebrahim-Saraie and M. Motamedifar and J. Sarvari and Seyedeh Mahsan Hoseini Alfatemi},
  journal={Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={8}
}
  • Hadi Sedigh Ebrahim-Saraie, M. Motamedifar, +1 author Seyedeh Mahsan Hoseini Alfatemi
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology
  • Background: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) continues to be a major cause of nosocomial infections. Methicillin resistance in S. aureus is caused by the acquisition of the mecA gene, located on a mobile genetic element called the staphylococcal cassette chromosome (SCC). Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the presence of the predominant SCCmec type present among clinical isolates. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed on a total of 146… CONTINUE READING

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