Complete genome sequence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (strain USA400-0051), a prototype of the USA400 clone.

Complete genome sequence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (strain USA400-0051), a prototype of the USA400 clone. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2017 Nov;112(11):790-792 Authors: Côrtes MF, Costa MO, Lima NC, Souza RC, Almeida LG, Guedes LPC, Vasconcelos AT, Nicolás MF, Figueiredo AM Abstract Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus, commonly referred as S. aureus, is an important bacterial pathogen frequently involved in hospital- and community-acquired infections in humans, ranging from skin infections to more severe diseases such as pneumonia, bacteraemia, endocarditis, osteomyelitis, and disseminated infections. Here, we report the complete closed genome sequence of a community-acquired methicillin-resistant S. aureus strain, USA400-0051, which is a prototype of the USA400 clone. PMID: 29091141 [PubMed - in process]
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