Evaluation of spa-typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using high-resolution melting analysis

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Mazi, Waleed ; Sangal, Vartul ; Sandstrom, Gunnar ; Saeed, Amir ; Yu, Jun (2015)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: International Journal of Infectious Diseases, volume 38, pages 125-128 (issn: 1201-9712, eissn: 1878-3511)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2015.05.002
  • Subject: spa-types | Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) | RC109-216 | High-resolution melting (HRM) | Infectious Diseases | Infectious and parasitic diseases | Melting temperature (Tm) | C400 | Microbiology (medical)

Objective - spa-typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been used widely in clinical diagnostics and epidemiological studies. The aim of this study was to evaluate high-resolution melting (HRM) as a rapid and cost-effective method, to replace DN... View more
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