Can MLVA Differentiate among Endemic-Like MRSA Isolates with Identical Spa-Type in a Low-Prevalence Region?
Hasan, Abdullahi Abdi
Aamot, Hege Vangstein
- Publisher: Public Library of Science
(issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
MRSA | Molecular Biology | Microbial pathogens | Research Article | Bacteria | Infectious Disease Control | Infectious Diseases | Pathology and laboratory medicine | Geographical Locations | Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus | Epidemiology | Epidemiological Methods and Statistics | Pathogens | People and Places | Molecular Biology Techniques | Staphylococcus | Health Care Providers | Europe | Disease Surveillance | Health Care | Staphylococcus aureus | PFGE | Infectious Disease Surveillance | Biology and Life Sciences | Research and Analysis Methods | Genotyping | Microbiology | Medicine | Bacterial pathogens | Allied Health Care Professionals | Q | Medical microbiology | R | Health Care Facilities | Science | Norway | Organisms | Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing Homes | Cloning
mesheuropmc: bacterial infections and mycoses | biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition
The prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Norway is low, but an endemic-like MRSA clone with Staphylococcal protein A (spa)-type t304 has been established especially in nursing homes in the Oslo region causing several large outbreaks. The c...