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Comparison of different phenotypic and genotypic methods for the detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Authors
  • Farahani, Abbas
  • Mohajeri, Parviz
  • Gholamine, Babak
  • Rezaei, Mansour
  • Abbasi, Hassan
Type
Published Article
Journal
North American Journal of Medical Sciences
Publisher
Medknow Publications
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2013
Volume
5
Issue
11
Pages
637–640
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4103/1947-2714.122305
PMID: 24404541
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Our results suggest that microdilution and cefoxitin disk methods have high sensitivities compared with other methods for detection of MSRA. The cefoxitin disk method may be preferred in clinical laboratories because it is easy to perform and does not require special equipment.

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