Penicillin-Binding Protein 2a
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Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacterium that is resistant to many antibiotics. Resistance to… Expand ABSTRACT Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has acquired the mecA gene encoding a peptidoglycan transpeptidase… Expand Significance Penicillin binding protein 2a imparts to the human pathogen Staphylococcus aureus resistance to β-lactam antibiotics… Expand Clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus can express biofilm phenotypes promoted by the major cell wall autolysin and the… Expand ABSTRACT Methicillin resistance in staphylococci is mediated by penicillin binding protein 2a (PBP 2a), encoded by mecA on mobile… Expand ABSTRACT We compared a rapid slide latex agglutination test (LAT; Oxoid, Basingstoke, United Kingdom) that detects penicillin… Expand ABSTRACT The penicillin binding protein 2a (PBP2a) latex agglutination test using a blood culture pellet was compared to the… Expand The chemical diversity of peptide and protein libraries generated from biological display systems is typically confined to the 20… Expand Aims: To compare conventional phenotypic methods for the detection of methicillin and mupirocin resistance in Staphylococcus… Expand In a recent article, Hussain et al. evaluated a commercial latex agglutination test (LA), the MRSA-Screen (Denka Seiken Co… Expand