Molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus from intensive care unit in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Scotland: lesson in microbiology & infection control

V. Sangal, K. Girvan, S. Jadhav, L. Vali, G. F. S. Edwards, J. Yu, I. M. Gould

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Abstract

In this study, we investigated the local epidemiology in the ICU of Aberdeen Royal Infirmary by characterizing 53 MRSA isolates collected from patients between 2003-2007, using MLST, PFGE, spa-typing and antibiotic susceptibility typing.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)E38-E39
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Infection
Volume63
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011

Keywords

  • molecular characterization
  • methicillin-resistant
  • staphylococcus aureus
  • intensive care unit
  • aberdeen royal infirmary
  • microbiology
  • infection control

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