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Comparative Genomics of Community-Acquired ST59 Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Taiwan: Novel Mobile Resistance Structures with IS1216V

  • Wei-Chun Hung,

    Affiliation: Division of Bacteriology, Department of Infectious Disease Control and International Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan

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  • Tomomi Takano,

    Affiliation: Division of Bacteriology, Department of Infectious Disease Control and International Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan

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  • Wataru Higuchi,

    Affiliation: Division of Bacteriology, Department of Infectious Disease Control and International Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan

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  • Yasuhisa Iwao,

    Affiliation: Division of Bacteriology, Department of Infectious Disease Control and International Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan

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  • Olga Khokhlova,

    Affiliation: Division of Bacteriology, Department of Infectious Disease Control and International Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan

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  • Lee-Jene Teng,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Medical Biotechnology, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan

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  • Tatsuo Yamamoto mail

    tatsuoy@med.niigata-u.ac.jp

    Affiliation: Division of Bacteriology, Department of Infectious Disease Control and International Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan

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  • Published: October 05, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046987

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