Real-time optical detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using lytic phage probes.


Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus)-specific bacteriophage was used as a probe for detection of methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) in aqueous solution using a novel optical method. Biorecognition phage monolayers transferred to glass substrates using Langmuir-Blodgett (LB) technique were exposed individually to MRSA in solution at logarithmic… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2008.03.003


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