Clonal complexes and diversity of exotoxin gene profiles in methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus isolates from patients in a Spanish hospital
Citación:Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 47(7), p. 2097-2105 (2009); doi:10.1128/JCM.01486-08
Descripción física:pp. 2097-2105
This work was supported by project FIS-06-PI052489 from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation and projects BfR 45-004 and 45-005 of the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany. M.A.Argudín is the recipient of grant FPU AP 2004-3641 from the Ministry of Science and Innovation, Spain, cofunded by the European Social Fund. Part of the work was performed during a short stay of M.A.Argudín at the Department of Biological Safety of BfR, supported by the same grant. We are grateful to Ana Fleites and Marta Landero from the Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias for supplying S.aureus isolates, to J.Hammerl and S.Hertwig (BfR) for their advice on spa typing and MLST, and to the Department of Biological Safety for their hospitality.