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Volume 16, Number 4—April 2010

Research

Livestock-associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Sequence Type 398 in Humans, Canada

George R. Golding, Louis Bryden, Paul N. Levett, Ryan R. McDonald, Alice Wong, John Wylie, Morag R. Graham, Shaun Tyler, Gary Van Domselaar, Andrew E. Simor, Denise Gravel, and Michael R. MulveyComments to Author 
Author affiliations: National Microbiology Laboratory, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (G.R. Golding, L. Bryden, M.R. Graham, S. Tyler, G. Van Domselaar, M.R. Mulvey); Saskatchewan Disease Control Laboratory, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada (P.N. Levett, R.R. McDonald); Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (A. Wong); Cadham Provincial Laboratories, Winnipeg (J. Wylie); Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (A.E. Simor); Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (D. Gravel)

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A) Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) of Cfr91-digested livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Lanes 1, 6, and 9, universal standard Salmonella Braenderup H9812; Lane 2, 08 BA 02176; Lane 3, 08 BA 13895; Lane 4, 07 BA 06477; Lane 5, T40929; Lane 7, 08 BA 08100; Lane 8, 07 BA 22334. B) PFGE dendrogram comparing the Cfr91 fingerprint patterns of 6 livestock-associated MRSA isolates from humans in Canada with the SmaI fingerprints of other human epidemic strai

Figure 2. A) Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) of Cfr91-digested livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Lanes 1, 6, and 9, universal standard Salmonella Braenderup H9812; Lane 2, 08 BA 02176; Lane 3, 08 BA 13895; Lane 4, 07 BA 06477; Lane 5, T40929; Lane 7, 08 BA 08100; Lane 8, 07 BA 22334. B) PFGE dendrogram comparing the Cfr91 fingerprint patterns of 6 livestock-associated MRSA isolates from humans in Canada with the SmaI fingerprints of other human epidemic strains of MRSA circulating in Canada.

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