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).
What does PVL stand for?
PVL stands for Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (cytotoxin)
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We have 62 other meanings of PVL in our Acronym Attic
- Pigment-Volumen-Konzentration (German: Pigment Volume Concentration)
- Pioneer Valley Knife & Tool (Amherst, MA)
- Pirates, Vikings, and Knights (gaming, Half-Life)
- Pitot Validation Kit (air quality)
- Polyvinyl Carbazole
- Preveza, Greece (Airport Code)
- Palo Verde Kids' Club (Palo Alto, CA)
- Pioneer Valley Kennel Club (Greenfield, MA)
- Pirates Vikings and Knights II (video game)
- Pade Via Lanczos (circuit modeling)
- Parallel Laminated Veneer (structural framing)
- Parameter Value Language
- Park View Lounge (website)
- Pascack Valley Line (New Jersey Transit commuter rail line)
- Passenger Vehicle Lubricants
- Pauls Valley (Amtrak station code; Pauls Valley, OK)
- Peripheral Vascular Lab
- Periventricular Leukomalacia
- Physical Volume Library
- Port-based Virtual LAN
Samples in periodicals archive:
These CA-MRSA clones usually produce Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL), a pore-forming toxin encoded by 2 genes, lukF-PV and lukS-PV (4).
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.
CAMRSA has also been found to carry the genes encoding the Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) exotoxin in the vast majority of cases.
Thirty-three people have contracted the deadly Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) in the region since the first recorded case in 2004.
A rare mutation of C-MRSA produces the lethal toxin Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL), which killed the 18-year-old Royal Marine Richard Campbell-Smith in November 2004.