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Draft Genome Sequence of a Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Panton-Valentine Leukocidin-Positive Staphylococcus aureus Sequence Type 30 Isolate from a Pediatric Patient with a Lung Infection in Brazil.

  • Author(s): Stephens, Craig
  • Cho, Paul Jang-Yeon
  • Afonso de Araujo, Veronica
  • Gomes, Ivete Martins
  • de Azevedo Sias, Selma Maria
  • Araújo Cardoso, Claudete A
  • Riley, Lee W
  • Aguiar-Alves, Fábio
  • et al.

The sequence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain B6 (sequence type 30 [ST30], spa type t433, staphylococcal chromosomal cassette mec element [SCCmec] type IVc, Panton-Valentine leukocidin [PVL] positive), isolated from a pediatric patient with a lung infection in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is described here. The draft genome sequence includes a 2.8-Mb chromosome, accompanied by a 20-kb plasmid containing blaZ and two small cryptic plasmids.

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