The non-association of Panton-Valentine leukocidin and mecA genes in the genome of Staphylococcus aureus from hospitals in South Western Nigeria.

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PURPOSE Virulence genes play important roles in pathogenesis of infections caused by S. aureus. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of PVL, eta and mecA genes in S. aureus isolated from patients in South-Western Nigeria. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this study, a total of 116 S. aureus isolates from the clinical specimens submitted to… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0255-0857.96675

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