Evolution and Taxonomy of Staphylococci

Barun Mathema, José R. Mediavilla, Liang Chen, Barry N. Kreiswirth

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

8 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationStaphylococci in Human Disease
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages34
ISBN (Print)9781405163323
StatePublished - Nov 18 2009
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)


  • Basics of bacterial evolution and genetics
  • Diversity of gene content, repeat variation and recombination
  • Evolution and taxonomy of staphylococci
  • Genus, species, subspecies and infra-subspecies
  • Graphic software tool, BURP (Based Upon Repeat Pattern)
  • Microbial surface components recognizing adhesive matrix molecules (MSCRAMMs)
  • Molecular evolution of Staphylococcus aureus
  • Population genetic structure of S. aureus
  • Restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) banding pattern or "fingerprint"
  • Staphylococcal taxonomy and systematics

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