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Volume 13, Number 8—August 2007

Research

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Caused by Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 Clone

Jennifer K. Johnson*Comments to Author , Tina Khoie*, Simone Shurland*, Kristen Kreisel*, O. Colin Stine*, and Mary-Claire Roghmann*†
Author affiliations: *University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; †Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, Maryland, USA;

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Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) of a stratified random sample of USA300 isolates and corresponding PCR results for Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) and arginine catabolic mobile element (ACME). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s PFGE results for USA300, USA300-0114, and SCCmec IVb were added as controls.

Figure 2. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) of a stratified random sample of USA300 isolates and corresponding PCR results for Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) and arginine catabolic mobile element (ACME). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s PFGE results for USA300, USA300-0114, and SCCmec IVb were added as controls.

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