Rapid, automated epidemiological typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

CL McMurray, Katie Hardy, Peter Hawkey

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Abstract

The QIAxcel is an accurate, automated DNA sizing system that can be used as an alternative to agarose gel electrophoresis for rapid, high throughput epidemiological typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using staphylococcal interspersed repeating unit (SIRU) typing.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Microbiological Methods
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 4 Nov 2009

Keywords

  • VNTR
  • Rapid epidemiological typing
  • MRSA
  • Capillary gel electrophoresis

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