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Prevalence and molecular characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus, including methicillin resistant strains, isolated from bulk can milk and raw milk products in pastoral communities of South-West Uganda

  • Benon B. Asiimwe1, 2, 3Email author,
  • Rossella Baldan1,
  • Alberto Trovato1 and
  • Daniela M. Cirillo1, 2
BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:422

Received: 14 February 2017

Accepted: 5 June 2017

Published: 13 June 2017

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14 Feb 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
13 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Benon Asiimwe
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
5 Jun 2017 Editorially accepted
13 Jun 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12879-017-2524-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Emerging Bacterial Pathogens Unit, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
Universita Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
Department of Medical Microbiology, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda