MRSA ST22-IVa (EMRSA-15 clone) in Palermo, Italy

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Bonura, Celestino; Plano, Maria Rosa Anna; Di Carlo, Paola; Calà, Cinzia; Cipolla, Domenico; Corsello, Giovanni; Mammina, Caterina;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Journal of Infection and Public Health,volume 3,issue 4,pages188-191 (issn: 1876-0341)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2010.09.004
  • Subject: RC109-216 | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Infectious Diseases | Infectious and parasitic diseases | Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
    mesheuropmc: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | sense organs | bacterial infections and mycoses

Summary: Epidemic spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains carrying the Staphylococcal Chromosomal Cassettes (SCC) mec type IV is being increasingly reported in many geographical areas. A survey to determine the prevalence and characteristics... View more
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