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spa typing is a method used in molecular typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Due to the lack of an amplification product in one of 55 MRSA cases, a new PCR setup, which allows an indicative description of a previously unknown type, was performed.

Original publication

DOI

10.1128/JCM.00933-09

Type

Journal article

Journal

J Clin Microbiol

Publication Date

02/2010

Volume

48

Pages

626 - 627

Keywords

Bacterial Typing Techniques, DNA Fingerprinting, DNA, Bacterial, Genotype, Humans, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Molecular Sequence Data, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Sequence Analysis, DNA, Staphylococcal Infections, Staphylococcal Protein A