Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in hospitals in Tbilisi, the Republic of Georgia, are variants of the Brazilian clone

@article{Bartels2008MethicillinresistantSA,
  title={Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in hospitals in Tbilisi, the Republic of Georgia, are variants of the Brazilian clone},
  author={Mette Damkj{\ae}r Bartels and Alexander Nanuashvili and Kit Boye and Susanne Mie Rohde and Nino Jashiashvili and Nuno Alexandre Faria and Manana Kereselidze and S. Kharebava and Henrik Westh},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={27},
  pages={757-760}
}
The purpose of this study was to characterise methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates from the Republic of Georgia, part of the former Soviet Union. Thirty-two non-duplicate MRSA isolates were collected in the period from May 2006 to February 2007. The patient data were analysed and the isolates were characterised by staphylococcal protein A (spa) typing, staphylococcal chromosome cassette mec (SCCmec) typing, multilocus sequence typing (MLST), pulsed-field gel… CONTINUE READING
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