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Evolution and diversity of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a geographical region

Geoffrey W Coombs12*, Stefan Monecke3, Julie C Pearson1, Hui-leen Tan1, Yi-Kong Chew1, Lynne Wilson1, Ralf Ehricht3, Frances G O'Brien2 and Keryn J Christiansen12

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1 Australian Collaborating Centre for Enterococcus and Staphylococcus Species (ACCESS) Typing and Research. PathWest Laboratory Medicine - WA, Royal Perth Hospital, Wellington Street, Perth, Western Australia, 6000 Australia

2 School of Biomedical Sciences. Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia, 6000 Australia

3 Alere Technologies GmbH, Löbstedter Straße 103-105, D-07749 Jena, Germany

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BMC Microbiology 2011, 11:215  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-215

Published: 29 September 2011

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Characterisation of CA-MRSA isolated in Western Australia.

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DNA Microarray Targets, Primers and Probes.

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