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Volume 10, Number 1—January 2004

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Panton-Valentine Leukocidin and Staphyloccoccal Skin Infections in Schoolchildren1

Karim Boubaker*, Patrick Diebold†, Dominique S. Blanc‡, François Vandenesch§, Gérard Praz*, Georges Dupuis*, and Nicolas Troillet*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Central Institute of the Valais Hospitals, Sion, Switzerland; †School Medicine Service, Monthey, Switzerland; ‡Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland; §French National Reference Center for Staphylococcal Toxemia, Lyon, France

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Figure 2

Band patterns of the Staphylococcus aureus isolates cultured from nasal swabs (pulsed-field gel electrophoresis). Some persons had two consecutive positive cultures (see text).

Figure 2. Band patterns of the Staphylococcus aureus isolates cultured from nasal swabs (pulsed-field gel electrophoresis). Some persons had two consecutive positive cultures (see text).

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1This report was presented in part at the 42nd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), September 27–30, 2002, San Diego, California.

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