Expansion of a plasmid classification system for Gram-positive bacteria and determination of the diversity of plasmids in Staphylococcus aureus strains of human, animal, and food origins.

C. Lozano, L. Garcia-Migura, C. Aspiroz, M. Zarazaga, C. Torres, Frank Møller Aarestrup

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Abstract

An expansion of a previously described plasmid classification was performed and used to reveal the plasmid content of a collection of 92 Staphylococcus aureus strains of different origins. rep genes of other genera were detected in Staphylococcus. S1 pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) hybridizations were performed with 18 representative S. aureus strains, and a high number of plasmids of different sizes and organizations were detected. Copyright © 2012, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved.
Original languageEnglish
JournalApplied and Environmental Microbiology
Volume78
Issue number16
Pages (from-to)5948-5955
ISSN0099-2240
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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