Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 8th, 2003
In a study from the United States, a chemically generated S. aureus RN4220 mutant, "GC6668, was isolated that had a fourfold increase in resistance to vancomycin."
"In a selected set of revertants, Tn917 insertion was mapped to a unique chromosomal region upstream of mprF, a recently described gene that determines staphylococcal resistance...
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