Unveiling the First Staphylococcus argenteus Infection in Portugal

Authors

  • Teresa Conceição Co-first author. Laboratório de Genética Molecular. Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier. Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Oeiras. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9818-2767
  • Mafalda Felgueiras Co-first author. Unidade de Saúde Local de Matosinhos. Hospital Pedro Hispano. Matosinhos. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5632-8580
  • Valquíria Alves Unidade de Saúde Local de Matosinhos. Hospital Pedro Hispano. Matosinhos.
  • Hermínia de Lencastre Laboratory of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. The Rockefeller University. New York. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6816-8932

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.19892

Keywords:

Portugal, Staphylococcal Infections, Staphylococcus argenteus

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Published

2023-07-03

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Conceição T, Felgueiras M, Alves V, de Lencastre H. Unveiling the First Staphylococcus argenteus Infection in Portugal. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2023 Jul. 3 [cited 2024 Apr. 25];36(7-8):531-3. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/19892

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