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Molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections in the Lao People's Democratic Republic

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This is the first report of the molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus from skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI) in Laos. We selected a random sample of 96 S. aureus SSTI isolates received by the Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, between July 2012 and June 2014, including representation from seven referral hospitals. Isolates underwent susceptibility testing by Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute methods, spa typing and DNA microarray analysis, with whol...

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Peer reviewed
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10.4269/ajtmh.16-0746

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Grant:
106698/Z/14/Z and A
Publisher:
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Journal website
Volume:
97
Issue:
2
Pages:
423-428
Publication date:
2017-05-30
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EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
Pubs id:
pubs:709547
URN:
uri:a3f3676a-82c3-4c2c-9738-63b31056a7ca
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uuid:a3f3676a-82c3-4c2c-9738-63b31056a7ca
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pubs:709547
Paper number:
2
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English
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