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SCCmec Typing of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: An Eight Year Experience

Mohammad Fateh Amirkhiz 1 , Mohammad Ahangarzadeh Rezaee 2 , * , Alka Hasani 1 , 2 , Mohammad Aghazadeh 1 and Behrooz Naghili 2
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1 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran
2 Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran
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  • Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: October 01, 2015, 3 (4); e30632
  • Published Online: October 12, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 8, 2015
  • Revised: July 13, 2015
  • Accepted: August 27, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/pedinfect.30632

To Cite: Fateh Amirkhiz M, Ahangarzadeh Rezaee M, Hasani A, Aghazadeh M, Naghili B. SCCmec Typing of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: An Eight Year Experience, Arch Pediatr Infect Dis. 2015 ; 3(4):e30632. doi: 10.5812/pedinfect.30632.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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