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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013, Article ID 860467, 4 pages
Research Article

Prevalence and Antibiotic Resistance Pattern of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus from an Orthopaedic Hospital in Nigeria

1Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Uyo, Nigeria
2Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria

Received 17 April 2013; Revised 1 August 2013; Accepted 9 September 2013

Academic Editor: Frederick D. Quinn

Copyright © 2013 C. E. Udobi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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