Utility and limitations of Spa-typing in understanding the epidemiology of staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia isolates in a single University Hospital

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Satta, Giovanni; Ling, Clare Louise; Cunningham, Emma Shelley; McHugh, Timothy Daniel; Hopkins, Susan;

Background Staphylococcus aureus (SA) is a recognized cause of nosocomial infections with 8,767 SA bacteraemia (SAB) cases reported in England only in 2012. Different typing methods have been developed but they are not generally performed as a routine investigation in h... View more
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