High-level mupirocin resistance among Spanish methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Twelve strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with high-level resistance to mupirocin were studied. The MIC of methicillin was 16 to 128 mg/l and the MIC of mupirocin > or = 512 mg/l. All of the isolates carried a plasmid of about 30 MDa, and one strain lost resistance to mupiroci...

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Published in:European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases : official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology, Vol. 17, No. 12 (1998), p. 877-9
Main Author: Alarcón, T
Other Involved Persons: Sanz, J C ; Blanco, F ; Domingo, D ; López-Brea, M
Format: Article
Language:English
ISSN:1435-4373
Item Description:Date Completed 13.07.1999
Date Revised 31.08.2019
published: Print
Citation Status MEDLINE
Copyright: From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
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