Evaluation of High-Level of Mupirocin Resistance among Clinical Isolates of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus from Shiraz , Iran ( 2008-2009 )

@inproceedings{Nejabat2016EvaluationOH,
  title={Evaluation of High-Level of Mupirocin Resistance among Clinical Isolates of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus from Shiraz , Iran ( 2008-2009 )},
  author={Maryam Nejabat and Reza Khashei and Abdollah Bazargani and Hadi Sedigh Ebrahim-Saraie and Mohammad Motamedifar},
  year={2016}
}
Background: The spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a major concern in medical centers. These isolates are considered in serious infections and nosocomial outbreaks worldwide. Mupirocin is one of the most important antibiotics used topically for the treatment of various staphylococcal and streptococcal skin infections. We aimed to use a combination of phenotypic and genotypic methods to evaluate the prevalence of mupirocin resistance among MRSA clinical isolates… CONTINUE READING
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