Molecular analysis and susceptibility patterns of meticillin-resistant (MRSA) strains circulating in the community in the Ligurian area, a northern region of Italy: emergence of USA300 and EMRSA-15 clones

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Marchese , Anna; Gualco , Laura; Maioli , Elisabetta; Debbia , Eugenio;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2009.06.016
  • Subject: Epidemic clones | Sequence type | HA-MRSA | SCC type | CA-MRSA
    mesheuropmc: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | bacterial infections and mycoses

International audience; For many years meticillin-resistant (MRSA) has been considered a typical nosocomial pathogen. Recently, MRSA has emerged as a frequent cause of infections in the community. A multicentre surveillance study was carried out in the Ligurian area of ... View more
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