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    • Coagulase-negative staphylococci in southern brazil: Looking toward its high diversity 

      de Oliveira, Caio Fernando; Cavanagh, Jorunn Pauline; Fredheim, Elizabeth G Aarag; Reiter, Keli Cristine; Rieger, Alexandre; Klingenberg, Claus; D'Azevedo, Pedro Alves; Sollid, Johanna U Ericson (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-05)
      Introduction: Coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) are the most prevalent pathogens in nosocomial infections and may serve as a reservoir of mobile genetic elements such as the staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) encoding methicillin resistance. Molecular characterization of SCCmec types combined with advanced molecular typing techniques may provide essential information for ...