Dynamics of acquisition and loss of carriage of Staphylococcus aureus strains in the community: The effect of clonal complex
Miller, Ruth R.
Walker, A. Sarah
Peto, Timothy E.A.
Crook, Derrick W.
- Publisher: Elsevier BV
Journal of Infection,
(issn: 0163-4453, eissn: 1532-2742)
Molecular epidemiology | Colonisation | Infectious Diseases | spa-typing | Carriage duration | Microbiology (medical) | Article | Staphylococcus aureus
Summary Background Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage increases infection risk. However, few studies have investigated S. aureus acquisition/loss over >1 year, and fewer still used molecular typing. Methods 1123 adults attending five Oxfordshire general practices had ...