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dc.contributor.advisorShowsh, Sasha A.
dc.contributor.authorJerdee, Nicole J.
dc.contributor.authorBunda, Lexi
dc.contributor.authorGilsdorf, Stephanie
dc.contributor.authorMabin, Justin
dc.date.accessioned2015-02-20T20:56:49Z
dc.date.available2015-02-20T20:56:49Z
dc.date.issued2014-04
dc.identifier.urihttp://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/70588
dc.descriptionColor poster with text, images, charts, and tables.en
dc.description.abstractMethicillin-resistant Staphylococcusaureus (MRSA) is an antibiotic-resistant strain of the bacterium Staphylococcusaureus that is responsible for many community and hospital-acquired infections worldwide. A survey of the UW-Eau Claire campus was conducted to indicate the relative presence of MRSA in academic and recreational buildings. Fifteen samples were identified as possible MRSA. Of these fifteen samples, one potential methicillin-resistant donor was selected. The results of this study provide evidence supporting horizontal transfer of the mecA gene between staphylococcal species.en
dc.description.sponsorshipUniversity of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.en
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesUSGZE AS589en
dc.subjectPostersen
dc.subjectAntibiotic resistant bacteriaen
dc.subjectCampus healthen
dc.subjectMethicillin resistanceen
dc.subjectStaphylococcus aureus (MRSA)en
dc.titleMethicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Isolates, Obtained from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Campus, Capable of Transferring Methicillin-Resistanceen
dc.typePresentationen


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