Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Sequence Type 239-III, Ohio, USA, 2007–20091
Shu-Hua Wang , Yosef Khan, Lisa Hines, José R. Mediavilla, Liangfen Zhang, Liang Chen, Armando Hoet, Tammy Bannerman, Preeti Pancholi, D. Ashley Robinson, Barry N. Kreiswirth, Kurt B. Stevenson, and for the Prevention Epicenter Program of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Author affiliations: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA (S.H. Wang, Y. Khan, L. Hines, A. Hoet, P. Pancholi, K.B. Stevenson); University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, USA (J.R. Mediavilla, L. Chen, B.N. Kreiswirth); University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA (L. Zhang, D.A. Robinson); and The Ohio Department of Health Laboratories, Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA (T. Bannerman)
Figure 1. . . Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus sequence type 239-III isolates, Ohio, USA, 2007–2009, based on A) repetitive element PCR (rep-PCR) and B) pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. Virtual gel results are shown for 8 DiversiLab System (bioMérieux, Durham, NC, USA) rep-PCR patterns. Pattern numbers assigned are unique to the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
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