Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis for analysis of comparatively mega-base sized chromosomal restriction fragments is an important molecular technique in the epidemiological study of a variety of nosocomial pathogens. The usefulness of this approach is demonstrated in the evaluation of Staphylococcus aureus isolates exhibiting decreased susceptibility to teicoplanin in two clinical settings: multiple cultures from a single patient and isolates from different patients within the same hospital.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases|
|Issue number||SUPPL. 1|
|State||Published - 1995|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases