European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

, Volume 24, Issue 12, pp 848–850

New strains of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with Panton–Valentine leukocidin causing an outbreak of severe soft tissue infection in a football team

Authors

    • Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty
  • B. Strommenger
    • National Reference Centre for StaphylococciRobert Koch-Institute
  • N. Alikadic
    • Department for Surgical InfectionsUniversity Medical Centre
  • W. Witte
    • National Reference Centre for StaphylococciRobert Koch-Institute
  • A. W. Friedrich
    • Institute of HygieneUniversity Hospital of Münster
  • K. Seme
    • Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty
  • N. Svent Kucina
    • Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty
  • D. Smrke
    • Department for Surgical InfectionsUniversity Medical Centre
  • V. Spik
    • Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty
  • M. Gubina
    • Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty
Brief Report

DOI: 10.1007/s10096-005-0048-0

Cite this article as:
Müller-Premru, M., Strommenger, B., Alikadic, N. et al. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis (2005) 24: 848. doi:10.1007/s10096-005-0048-0

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