TITLE

Daptomycin susceptibility of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

AUTHOR(S)
Kaur, Rajneet; Gautam, Vikas; Ray, Pallab; Singh, Gagandeep; Singhal, Lipika; Tiwari, Rupinder
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Research;Oct2012, Vol. 136 Issue 4, p676
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study that investigated the in vitro activity of daptomycin against clinical isolates of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) obtained consecutively over a six-month period starting in January 2010. The researchers used standard biochemical tests and oxacillin agar in identifying the isolates. They found that daptomycin was highly resistant against all the isolates.
ACCESSION #
83699294

 

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