Evaluation of the LightCycler methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) advanced test for detection of MRSA nasal colonization.

@article{Yam2013EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the LightCycler methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) advanced test for detection of MRSA nasal colonization.},
  author={Wing Cheong Yam and Gilman Kit Hang Siu and Pak-leung Ho and Tak Keung Ng and Tak Lun Que and Kam Tong Yip and Cathie P K Fok and Jonathan H. K. Chen and Vincent Chi Chung Cheng and Kwok-yung Yuen},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={51 9},
  pages={2869-74}
}
Rapid detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) nasal colonization is crucial for the prevention and control of MRSA infections in health care settings. The LightCycler MRSA Advanced Test (Roche Diagnostics) is a commercially available real-time PCR assay for direct detection of MRSA nasal colonization by targeting of the… CONTINUE READING