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A Typical Hospital-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clone Is Widespread in the Community in the Gaza Strip

  • Asaf Biber mail,

    asafbib@gmail.com (AB); gregev@hsph.harvard.edu (GR-Y)

    Affiliations: Infectious Disease Unit, Sheba Medical Center, affiliated to the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Gan, Israel, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Section, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Ramat Gan, Israel

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  • Izeldeen Abuelaish,

    Affiliation: Global Health Division-Dala Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Galia Rahav,

    Affiliation: Infectious Disease Unit, Sheba Medical Center, affiliated to the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Gan, Israel

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  • Meir Raz,

    Affiliation: Jerusalem-Hashfela District, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Modiin, Israel

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  • Liran Cohen,

    Affiliations: Infectious Disease Unit, Sheba Medical Center, affiliated to the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Gan, Israel, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Section, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Ramat Gan, Israel

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  • Lea Valinsky,

    Affiliation: Government Central Laboratories, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Dianna Taran,

    Affiliation: Central Laboratory, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Rehovot, Israel

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  • Aviva Goral,

    Affiliations: Infectious Disease Unit, Sheba Medical Center, affiliated to the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Gan, Israel, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Section, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Ramat Gan, Israel

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  • Abedalla Elhamdany,

    Affiliation: Keystone Consulting Services, Gaza City, the Gaza Strip, Palestine

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  • Gili Regev-Yochay mail,

    asafbib@gmail.com (AB); gregev@hsph.harvard.edu (GR-Y)

    Affiliations: Infectious Disease Unit, Sheba Medical Center, affiliated to the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Gan, Israel, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Section, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Ramat Gan, Israel

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  • for the PICR Study Group

    Membership of the PICR Study Group is provided in the Acknowledgments.

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  • Published: August 16, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0042864

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