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Same-day Detection of Methicillin Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus Isolates by StaResMet® Kit

Fikriye Milletli Sezgin 1 , Ahmet Vural 2 , Asli Kiraz 2 , Yeliz Tanriverdi Cayci 3 , Cagri Coban 3 , Bulent Bozdogan 4 and Ahmet Yilmaz Coban 5 , *
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1 Ahi Evran University Medical School, Department of Medical Microbiology, Kirsehir, Turkey
2 Onsekiz Mart University Medical School, Department of Medical Microbiology, Canakkale, Turkey
3 Ondokuz Mayis University Medical School, Department of Medical Microbiology, Samsun, Turkey
4 Adnan Menderes University Medical School, Department of Medical Microbiology, Aydin, Turkey
5 Akdeniz University, Antalya Health School, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Antalya, Turkey
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: November 2017, 10 (11); e14937
  • Published Online: October 28, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 10, 2017
  • Revised: August 15, 2017
  • Accepted: August 28, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.14937

To Cite: Milletli Sezgin F, Vural A, Kiraz A, Tanriverdi Cayci Y, Coban C, et al. Same-day Detection of Methicillin Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus Isolates by StaResMet® Kit, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2017 ; 10(11):e14937. doi: 10.5812/jjm.14937.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
6. Conclusions
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