Utility and limitations of Spa-typing in understanding the epidemiology of staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia isolates in a single University Hospital
- Publisher: Springer Nature
BMC Research Notes,
(issn: 1756-0500, eissn: 1756-0500)
Epidemiology | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all) | Spa-typing | Medicine(all) | Short Report | Staphylococcus aureus
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...