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1.  USA300 Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Cuba 
Background
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is an increasing problem in the Caribbean. We investigated the molecular epidemiology of MRSA isolates on Cuba.
Findings
The predominant clone was of the spa type t149, followed by community-associated MRSA USA300.
Conclusions
We report the first molecular typing results of MRSA isolates from Cuba.
doi:10.1186/2047-2994-1-2
PMCID: PMC3415112  PMID: 22958408
MRSA; Cuba; Caribbean; Infection control; Hospital-associated-infection; Low-resource setting

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