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

  • M. Müller-Premru
  • B. Strommenger
  • N. Alikadic
  • W. Witte
  • A. W. Friedrich
  • K. Seme
  • N. Svent Kucina
  • D. Smrke
  • V. Spik
  • M. Gubina
Brief Report

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Müller-Premru
    • 1
  • B. Strommenger
    • 2
  • N. Alikadic
    • 3
  • W. Witte
    • 2
  • A. W. Friedrich
    • 4
  • K. Seme
    • 1
  • N. Svent Kucina
    • 1
  • D. Smrke
    • 3
  • V. Spik
    • 1
  • M. Gubina
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical FacultyLjubljanaSlovenia
  2. 2.National Reference Centre for StaphylococciRobert Koch-InstituteWernigerodeGermany
  3. 3.Department for Surgical InfectionsUniversity Medical CentreLjubljanaSlovenia
  4. 4.Institute of HygieneUniversity Hospital of MünsterMünsterGermany

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