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  • A novel hybrid SCCmec-mecC region in Staphylococcus sciuri 

    Harrison, Ewan M; Paterson, Gavin K; Holden, Matthew T G; Ba, Xiaoliang; Rolo, Joana; Morgan, Fiona J E; Pichon, Bruno; Kearns, Angela; Zadoks, Ruth N; Peacock, Sharon J; Parkhill, Julian; Holmes, Mark A (2014-04) - Journal article
    Methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus spp. results from the expression of an alternative penicillin-binding protein 2a (encoded by mecA) with a low affinity for β-lactam antibiotics. Recently, a novel variant of mecA ...