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Two approaches to Staphylococcus aureus typing

O’Brien, F. and Giffard, Philip (2008). Two approaches to Staphylococcus aureus typing. Microbiology Australia,29:131-134.

Document type: Journal Article

IRMA ID 10603xPUB55
Title Two approaches to Staphylococcus aureus typing
Author O’Brien, F.
Giffard, Philip
Journal Name Microbiology Australia
Publication Date 2008
Volume Number 29
ISSN 1324-4272   (check CDU catalogue open catalogue search in new window)
Start Page 131
End Page 134
Total Pages 4
Place of Publication Australia
Publisher The Australian Society for Microbiology Inc.
Field of Research 0601 - Biochemistry and Cell Biology
0605 - Microbiology
HERDC Category C1 - Journal Article (DEST)
Abstract Typing of Staphylococcus aureus is carried out to detect outbreaks, monitor transmission and infer virulence and resistance properties. There are now many different extant typing methods. This article summarises the broad classes of typing approaches and describes two methods. One is based on micro-array technology while the other is based upon the interrogation of polymorphic sites using real-time PCR.
 
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