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Brazilian Journal of Oral Sciences
Piracicaba Dental School - UNICAMP
EISSN: 1677-3225
Vol. 4, No. 12, 2005, pp. 676-679
Bioline Code: os05007
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Brazilian Journal of Oral Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 12, 2005, pp. 676-679

 en Oral incidence of Staphylococcus aureus check for this species in other resources and antimicrobials agents resistance
Vanessa Bueris Fabiana Cristina Pimenta Izabel Yoko Ito José Moacir Marin

Abstract

Three health Brazilian families were examined for their oral carriage of Staphylococcus aureus check for this species in other resources the most common persistent human pathogen. The mean level of S.aureus colonization was high 56.2% and 25.9% of the individuals were methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) carriers. However, a low level of resistance to eight antimicrobial agents were found, except for penicillin (85.1%), erythromycin (40.7%) and amoxicillin (22.2%).

Keywords
Staphylococcus aureus, oral incidence, MRSA, antimicrobial resistance.

 
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