Molecular epidemiology of methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus colonizing the anterior Nares of school children of Udupi Taluk

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S Govindan; A S Maroli; A M Ciraj; I Bairy;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology (issn: 0255-0857, eissn: 1998-3646)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0255-0857.150919
  • Subject: Community associated methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus | Panton valentine leucocidine | staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec | Microbiology | QR1-502 | Epidemic methicillin resistant SA-15
    mesheuropmc: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | bacterial infections and mycoses

Context: Community associated methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) cause serious skin and soft tissue infections including necrotizing fasciitis and necrotizing pneumonia. Production of Panton Valentine Leucocidine (PVL) toxin is implicated in its enhan... View more
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