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Genomic characterisation of Staphylococcus aureus ST121 isolated from hospitalised patients in South Africa

R C Founou, L L Founou, M Allam, A Ismail, S Y Essack

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R C Founou, Antimicrobial Research Unit, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa; Department of Clinical Microbiology, Centre of Expertise and Biological Diagnostic of Cameroon, Yaoundé, Cameroon

L L Founou, Antimicrobial Research Unit, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa; Department of Food Safety and Environmental Microbiology, Centre of Expertise and Biological Diagnostic of Cameroon, Yaoundé, Cameroon

M Allam, Sequencing Core Facility, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa

A Ismail, Sequencing Core Facility, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa

S Y Essack, Antimicrobial Research Unit, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

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Keywords

Whole-genome sequencing; Methicillin susceptible, Staphylococcus aureus, Infection prevention and control

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2018;108(12):1007-1008. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i12.13713

Article History

Date submitted: 2018-11-26
Date published: 2018-11-26

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