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Fatal necrotizing pneumonia due to a Panton-Valentine leukocidin positive community-associated Staphylococcus aureus and influenza co-infection: a case report.
1999), detection of Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) toxin gene, and methicillin-resistance mecA gene detection by multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR) as described by McDonald and coauthors (2005).
The watchdog encouraged better reporting of cases of Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) after it was linked to several deaths in the UK.
CA-MRSA strains are the most likely to produce the Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL); furthermore, most CA-MRSA strains have that ability.
The isolates from these infections matched very closely the USA300 strain with staphylococcal cassette chromosome mecIV and were Panton-Valentine leukocidin toxin positive.
Thirty-three people have contracted the deadly Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) in the region since the first recorded case in 2004.
The Panton-Valentine Leukocidin form of MRSA causes boils the size of tennis balls and can eat away the lungs.
Until last year, most scientists had focused on a different protein, called Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL), as the key to CA-MRSA's deadliness, because it's far more abundant in CA-MRSA than in the hospital-associated strain.