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Volume 11, Number 6—June 2005

Research

Community-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Hospital Nursery and Maternity Units

Simona Bratu*, Antonella Eramo†, Robert Kopec‡, Elizabeth Coughlin‡, Monica Ghitan‡, Robert Yost‡, Edward K. Chapnick‡, David Landman*Comments to Author , and John Quale*
Author affiliations: *State University of New York-Downstate, Brooklyn, New York, USA; †Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, USA; ‡Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA

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A) Ribotype and B) pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns of 8 clinical isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Outbreak-related isolates P1–P7 are closely related to MW2. Clinical isolate P8 and the 3 isolates from healthcare workers (S1–S3) are unrelated to the outbreak strain.

Figure 2. . A) Ribotype and B) pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns of 8 clinical isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Outbreak-related isolates P1–P7 are closely related to MW2. Clinical isolate P8 and the 3 isolates from healthcare workers (S1–S3) are unrelated to the outbreak strain.

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