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A screening test for the detection of methicillin-resistant staphylococci
  1. Gillian M. Churcher
  1. Public Health Laboratory and the Department of Pathology, Plymouth General Hospital, Plymouth

    Abstract

    A simple method is described for the detection of methicillin-resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus by a disc-diffusion test on 5% NaCl agar. Information is given about the incidence of these strains in the Plymouth area.

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