Of 179 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from 1997 to 1998, two strains (1.1%) gave subclones for which the vancomycin MICs were 8 mg/liter. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis showed identical restriction patterns for both isolates, suggesting transfer of a single clone between two different patients.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of Clinical Microbiology|
|Publication status||Published - 2000|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)