Global Distribution of Panton-Valentine Leukocidin–positive Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, 2006

@inproceedings{Tristan2007GlobalDO,
  title={Global Distribution of Panton-Valentine Leukocidin–positive Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, 2006},
  author={Anne Tristan and Mich{\'e}le Bes and H{\'e}l{\'e}ne Meugnier and G{\'e}rard Lina and B{\"u}lent Bozdoğan and Patrice Courvalin and M. -E. Reverdy and Mark C. Enright and François Vandenesch and J{\^e}rome Etienne},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2007}
}
We determined the agr type, multilocus sequence type, protein A gene type (spa typing), toxin gene profile, and antimicrobial drug resistance profile of 469 isolates of Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates (PVL-positive CA-MRSA). The isolates had been collected from around the world from 1999 through 2005 by the French National Reference Center for Staphylococci. We found that some continent-specific clones described in… CONTINUE READING
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