R W Smyth

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Affiliation: Central Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Methods for identifying methicillin resistancein Staphylococcus aureus
    R W Smyth
    Department of Microbiology, Central Hospital, Vaxjo, SE 351 85, Sweden
    J Hosp Infect 48:103-7. 2001
  2. pmc Mannitol salt agar-cefoxitin combination as a screening medium for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    R W Smyth
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Central Hospital, SE 351 85 Växjö, Sweden
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3797-9. 2005

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Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint Methods for identifying methicillin resistancein Staphylococcus aureus
    R W Smyth
    Department of Microbiology, Central Hospital, Vaxjo, SE 351 85, Sweden
    J Hosp Infect 48:103-7. 2001
    ..Ltd., Japan) and Evigene MRSA Detection Kit (State Serum Institute, Denmark) tests were in complete agreement with results obtained with polymerase chain reaction assays amplifying mecA and nuc gene sequences...
  2. pmc Mannitol salt agar-cefoxitin combination as a screening medium for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    R W Smyth
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Central Hospital, SE 351 85 Växjö, Sweden
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3797-9. 2005
    ..These results suggest that selective media based on cefoxitin are superior to those based on oxacillin for the detection of MRSA...