Nasal Carriage of Epidemic Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus 15 (EMRSA-15) Clone Observed in Three Chicago-Area Long-Term Care Facilities

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Das, Sanchita; Anderson, Christopher J.; Grayes, Althea; Mendoza, Katherine; Harazin, Maureen; Schora, Donna M.; Peterson, Lance R.;
(2013)
  • Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1128/AAC.00528-13, pmc: PMC3754331
  • Subject: Epidemiology and Surveillance
    mesheuropmc: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | bacterial infections and mycoses

The spread of pandemic methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) clones such as USA300 and EMRSA-15 is a global health concern. As a part of a surveillance study of three long-term care facilities in the Greater Chicago area, phenotypic and molecular characteri... View more
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