Determination of the staphylococcal cassette chromosome in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from various clinical samples


Copur-Cicek A., Dinc-Patlak R., Sandalli C., Mengeloglu Z., Kostakoglu U., Yildiz I. E.

RUSSIAN OPEN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.5, no.2, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.15275/rusomj.2016.0202
  • Journal Name: RUSSIAN OPEN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim - The present study aimed to detect mecA and staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) types in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates obtained from various clinical samples in two university hospitals. It was also aimed to make comparison amongst the isolates.