Methicillin-Susceptible, Vancomycin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Brazil

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Panesso, Diana ; Planet, Paul J. ; Diaz, Lorena ; Hugonnet, Jean-Emmanuel ; Tran, Truc T. ; Narechania, Apurva ; Munita, Jose M. ; Rincon, Sandra ; Carvajal, Lina P. ; Reyes, Jinnethe ; Londoño, Alejandra ; Smith, Hannah ; Sebra, Robert ; Deikus, Gintaras ; Weinstock, George M. ; Murray, Barbara E. ; Rossi, Flavia ; Arthur, Michel ; Arias, Cesar A. (2015)
  • Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Journal: Emerging Infectious Diseases, volume 21, issue 10, pages 1,844-1,848 (issn: 1080-6040, eissn: 1080-6059)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3201/eid2110.141914, pmc: PMC4593430
  • Subject: Dispatch | Brazil | bacteria | methicillin-susceptible S. aureus | MSSA | methicillin-susceptible | bacterial infections | methicillin susceptibility | vancomycin-resistant | antimicrobial resistance | gram-positive bacterial infections | [ SDV.MHEP ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Human health and pathology | vancomycin resistance | Methicillin-Susceptible, Vancomycin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Brazil | Staphylococcus aureus | bacteremia
    mesheuropmc: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition

International audience; We report characterization of a methicillin-susceptible, vancomycin-resistant bloodstream isolate of Staphylococcus aureus recovered from a patient in Brazil. Emergence of vancomycin resistance in methicillin-susceptible S. aureus would indicate ... View more
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