Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains from Ghana include USA300.

  title={Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains from Ghana include USA300.},
  author={Beverly Egyir and Luca Guardabassi and Stefan Monecke and Kennedy Kwasi Addo and Mercy Jemima Newman and Anders Rhod Larsen},
  journal={Journal of global antimicrobial resistance},
  volume={3 1},
The objective of this study was to provide baseline information on circulating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) clones in Ghana. Thirty MRSA isolates collected between 2010 and 2013 from patients and healthy carriers were characterised by DNA microarray analysis, staphylococcal protein A (spa) typing, multilocus sequence typing (MLST) and minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) determination to 21 antimicrobial agents. Phenotypic resistance was detected to tetracycline (67… CONTINUE READING
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