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Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology
Volume 2017, Article ID 2191532, 6 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/2191532
Research Article

Detection of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Determination of Minimum Inhibitory Concentration of Vancomycin for Staphylococcus aureus Isolated from Pus/Wound Swab Samples of the Patients Attending a Tertiary Care Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal

1Department of Microbiology, Goldengate International College, Battisputali, Kathmandu, Nepal
2Department of Microbiology, Grande International Hospital, Dhapasi, Kathmandu, Nepal
3Central Department of Microbiology, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal
4Department of Microbiology, Nepalese Army Institute of Health Sciences, Sanobharyang, Kathmandu, Nepal

Correspondence should be addressed to Narayan Dutt Pant; moc.liamg@7891tnapdn

Received 9 September 2016; Accepted 14 December 2016; Published 5 January 2017

Academic Editor: Jorge Garbino

Copyright © 2017 Raghabendra Adhikari 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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