Multiplex PCR detection of the antibiotic resistance genes in Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from auricular infections

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Thirty-five Staphylococcus aureus strains from auricular infections were isolated. The identification of strains was confirmed by Api ID 32 Staph strips, the antibiotic susceptibility test was performed using ATB Staph kit. PCR assay was used to detect the oxacillin resistance gene (mecA) and the erythromycin genes (ermA, ermB, ermC, msrA and mef). The… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12223-008-0055-5

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