Classification of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec): Guidelines for reporting novel SCCmec elements

Teruyo Ito, Keiichi Hiramatsu, Duarte C. Oliveira, Hermínia De Lencastre, Kunyan Zhang, Henrik Westh, Frances O'Brien, Philip M. Giffard, David Coleman, Fred C. Tenover, Susan Boyle-Vavra, Robert L. Skov, Mark C. Enright, Barry Kreiswirth, Soo Ko Kwan, Hajo Grundmann, Fredric Laurent, Johanna E. Sollid, Angela M. Kearns, Richard V. GoeringJoseph F. John, Robert Daum, Bo Soderquist

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4961-4967
Number of pages7
JournalAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
Volume53
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Pharmacology
  • Infectious Diseases

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Ito, T., Hiramatsu, K., Oliveira, D. C., De Lencastre, H., Zhang, K., Westh, H., O'Brien, F., Giffard, P. M., Coleman, D., Tenover, F. C., Boyle-Vavra, S., Skov, R. L., Enright, M. C., Kreiswirth, B., Kwan, S. K., Grundmann, H., Laurent, F., Sollid, J. E., Kearns, A. M., ... Soderquist, B. (2009). Classification of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec): Guidelines for reporting novel SCCmec elements. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 53(12), 4961-4967. https://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00579-09