A Staphylococcus xylosus Isolate with a New mecC Allotype

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Harrison, Ewan M.; Paterson, Gavin K.; Holden, Matthew T. G.; Morgan, Fiona J. E.; Larsen, Anders Rhod; Petersen, Andreas; Leroy, Sabine; De Vliegher, Sarne; Perreten, Vincent; Fox, Lawrence K.; Lam, Theo J. G. M.; Sampimon, Otlis C.; Zadoks, Ruth N.; Peacock, Sharon J.; Parkhill, Julian; Holmes, Mark A.;
  • Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3591899, doi: 10.7892/boris.43804, doi: 10.1128/AAC.01882-12
  • Subject: Bacterial Proteins | Bacterial Typing Techniques | Methicillin Resistance | Anti-Bacterial Agents | Sequence Homology, Amino Acid | Transcription Factors | Cattle | Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus | Genetic Loci | Mechanisms of Resistance | Genome, Bacterial | Protein Isoforms | Sequence Analysis, DNA | Staphylococcus | 630 Agriculture | Animals | Humans
    mesheuropmc: bacterial infections and mycoses | biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | body regions

Recently, a novel variant of mecA known as mecC (mecA(LGA251)) was identified in Staphylococcus aureus isolates from both humans and animals. In this study, we identified a Staphylococcus xylosus isolate that harbors a new allotype of the mecC gene, mecC1. Whole-genome ... View more
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