Panton–Valentine leukocidin-positive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Germany associated with travel or foreign family origin

  • J. Maier
  • H. Melzl
  • U. Reischl
  • I. Drubel
  • W. Witte
  • N. Lehn
  • H. Linde
Brief Report

Notes

Acknowledgements

We thank Dr. G. Buchwald (synlab, Weiden, Germany) for providing MRSA isolates suspected to harbor PVL.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Maier
    • 1
  • H. Melzl
    • 1
  • U. Reischl
    • 1
  • I. Drubel
    • 2
  • W. Witte
    • 3
  • N. Lehn
    • 1
  • H. Linde
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie und HygieneRegensburgGermany
  2. 2.HygieneKlinikum FürthFürthGermany
  3. 3.Referenzzentrum für StaphylokokkenRobert Koch-Institut FB Bakteriologie, Mykologie, ParasitologieWernigerodeGermany

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