Molecular typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from bloodstream infections in a university hospital


Yetkin G., KUZUCU Ç. , Durmaz B., Durmaz R., Cizmeci Z., Iseri L.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.39, ss.959-968, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 39 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-0801-12
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.959-968

Özet

Aim: Bloodstream infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphyococcus aureus (MRSA) strains are one of the major problems in many hospitals. Molecular typing provides very useful information about the origin and the spreading ways of strains. The aim of the present study is to assess the clonal relationship amongst MRSA strains isolated from bloodstream infections of patients in Turgut Ozal Medical Center, Inonu University in Turkey.