Antimicrobial susceptibility and resistance mechanisms of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from 12 Hospitals in Turkey


Yildiz O., Coban A. Y., SENER A. G., COSKUNER S. A., BAYRAMOĞLU G., Güdücüoğlu H., ...More

ANNALS OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND ANTIMICROBIALS, vol.13, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s12941-014-0044-2
  • Journal Name: ANNALS OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND ANTIMICROBIALS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: Staphylococci, MRSA, Antimicrobial susceptibility, Resistance mechanisms, PCR, TETRACYCLINE RESISTANCE, ENTEROCOCCUS-FAECIUM, MACROLIDE, ERYTHROMYCIN, LINCOSAMIDE, GENES, STRAINS
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is one of the most important nosocomial pathogens and is also emerging in Turkish hospitals. The aim of this study was to determine the antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of MRSA isolated from Turkish hospitals.