Guidelines for reporting novel mecA gene homologues

Teruyo Ito, Keiichi Hiramatsu, Alexander Tomasz, Hermínia De Lencastre, Vincent Perreten, Matthew T G Holden, David C. Coleman, Richard V. Goering, Philip M. Giffard, Robert L. Skov, Kunyan Zhang, Henrik Westh, Frances O'Brien, Fred C. Tenover, Duarte C. Oliveira, Susan Boyle-Vavra, Frederic Laurent, Angela M. Kearns, Barry Kreiswirth, Kwan Soo KoHajo Grundmann, Johanna E. Sollid, Joseph F. John, Robert Daum, Bo Soderquist, Girbe Buistx

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4997-4999
Number of pages3
JournalAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2012


Bacterial Proteins
Staphylococcus aureus

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Pharmacology
  • Infectious Diseases

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Ito, T., Hiramatsu, K., Tomasz, A., De Lencastre, H., Perreten, V., Holden, M. T. G., ... Buistx, G. (2012). Guidelines for reporting novel mecA gene homologues. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 56(10), 4997-4999.

Guidelines for reporting novel mecA gene homologues. / Ito, Teruyo; Hiramatsu, Keiichi; Tomasz, Alexander; De Lencastre, Hermínia; Perreten, Vincent; Holden, Matthew T G; Coleman, David C.; Goering, Richard V.; Giffard, Philip M.; Skov, Robert L.; Zhang, Kunyan; Westh, Henrik; O'Brien, Frances; Tenover, Fred C.; Oliveira, Duarte C.; Boyle-Vavra, Susan; Laurent, Frederic; Kearns, Angela M.; Kreiswirth, Barry; Ko, Kwan Soo; Grundmann, Hajo; Sollid, Johanna E.; John, Joseph F.; Daum, Robert; Soderquist, Bo; Buistx, Girbe.

In: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Vol. 56, No. 10, 10.2012, p. 4997-4999.

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Ito, T, Hiramatsu, K, Tomasz, A, De Lencastre, H, Perreten, V, Holden, MTG, Coleman, DC, Goering, RV, Giffard, PM, Skov, RL, Zhang, K, Westh, H, O'Brien, F, Tenover, FC, Oliveira, DC, Boyle-Vavra, S, Laurent, F, Kearns, AM, Kreiswirth, B, Ko, KS, Grundmann, H, Sollid, JE, John, JF, Daum, R, Soderquist, B & Buistx, G 2012, 'Guidelines for reporting novel mecA gene homologues', Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, vol. 56, no. 10, pp. 4997-4999.
Ito T, Hiramatsu K, Tomasz A, De Lencastre H, Perreten V, Holden MTG et al. Guidelines for reporting novel mecA gene homologues. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 2012 Oct;56(10):4997-4999.
Ito, Teruyo ; Hiramatsu, Keiichi ; Tomasz, Alexander ; De Lencastre, Hermínia ; Perreten, Vincent ; Holden, Matthew T G ; Coleman, David C. ; Goering, Richard V. ; Giffard, Philip M. ; Skov, Robert L. ; Zhang, Kunyan ; Westh, Henrik ; O'Brien, Frances ; Tenover, Fred C. ; Oliveira, Duarte C. ; Boyle-Vavra, Susan ; Laurent, Frederic ; Kearns, Angela M. ; Kreiswirth, Barry ; Ko, Kwan Soo ; Grundmann, Hajo ; Sollid, Johanna E. ; John, Joseph F. ; Daum, Robert ; Soderquist, Bo ; Buistx, Girbe. / Guidelines for reporting novel mecA gene homologues. In: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 2012 ; Vol. 56, No. 10. pp. 4997-4999.
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