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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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.
LanguageEnglish
PagesE38-E39
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Infection
Volume63
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011

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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Infection Control
Microbiology
Intensive Care Units
Epidemiology
Anti-Bacterial Agents

Keywords

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

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Molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus from intensive care unit in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Scotland : lesson in microbiology & infection control. / Sangal, V.; Girvan, K.; Jadhav, S.; Vali, L.; Edwards, G. F. S.; Yu, J.; Gould, I. M.

In: Journal of Infection, Vol. 63, No. 6, 12.2011, p. E38-E39.

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