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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. and Girvan, K. and Jadhav, S. and Vali, L. and Edwards, G. F. S. and Yu, J. and Gould, I. M. (2011) Molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus from intensive care unit in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Scotland : lesson in microbiology & infection control. Journal of Infection, 63 (6). E38-E39. ISSN 0163-4453

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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.