Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 16th, 2003
"Resistance to fluoroquinolones among clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus has become a clinical problem," scientists in Canada explained. "Therefore, a rapid method to identify S. aureus and its susceptibility to fluoroquinolones could provide clinicians with a useful tool for the appropriate use of these antimicrobial agents in the health care settings."
P. Lapierre and colleagues at the University of Laval "developed a rapid real-time PCR assay for the detection of S. aureus and mutations at...
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