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- Enwuru, Nkechi V.; Adesida, Solayide A.; Enwuru, Christian A.; Ghebremedhin, Beniam; Mendie, Udoma E.; Coker, Akitoye O.
- Microbial pathogenesis 2018 v.115 pp. 1-7
- tigecycline, etc ; chromosomes; disease control; drug resistance; fosfomycin; genes; innate immunity; issues and policy; leukotoxins; linezolid; methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; monitoring; nitrofurantoin; nose; public health; vancomycin; virulence; Nigeria; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... Resistant and virulent Staphylococcus aureus is a global public health challenge. Staphylococcal Bi-component leukotoxins are cytolytic to immune cells and evolve to disarm the innate immunity during infections, hence the severity of the disease.We studied drug resistance profile and the occurrence of bi-component leukocidin in clinical and nasal S. aureus in Lagos, Nigeria.Ninety-two S. aureus (7 ...