Rapid detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and SCCmec types from nasal swabs by multiplex PCR

  • Fernanda Sampaio Cavalcante Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Eliane de Dios Abad Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Ana Carolina Fonseca Guimarães Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Simone Saintive Barbosa Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Marcia Ribeiro Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Dennis de Carvalho Ferreira Universidade Veiga de Almeida, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Kátia Regina Netto dos Santos Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Keywords: SCCmec types, MRSA, oxacillin selective broth, nasal swab

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Published
2016-02-28
How to Cite
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Cavalcante FS, Abad E de D, Guimarães ACF, Saintive Barbosa S, Ribeiro M, Ferreira D de C, dos Santos KRN (2016) Rapid detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and SCCmec types from nasal swabs by multiplex PCR. J Infect Dev Ctries 10:195-198. doi: 10.3855/jidc.7414
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Letters to the Editor