Identification of the plasmid-encoded qacA efflux pump gene in meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strain HPV107, a representative of the MRSA Iberian clone
- Autores: Amaral L, Costa SS, Couto I, Martins A, Ntokou E, Pournaras S, Viveiros M
- Ano de Publicação: 2010
- Journal: International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Identification+of+the+plasmid+encoded+qacA+efflux+pump+gene+in+the+methicillin-resistant+Staphylococcus+aureus+(MRSA)+strain+HPV107%2C+a+representative+of+the+MRSA+Iberian+clone
Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a major nosocomial bacterium for which prevention and control measures consist mainly of the application of biocides with antiseptic and disinfectant activity.