Investigation of Fibronectin Binding Protein (FBP) and Panton Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) Viulance Factors in Clinical Methicillin Sensitive and Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Strains

Cihanoglu N., Adaleti R., Nakipoglu Y.

CLINICAL LABORATORY, vol.65, pp.93-99, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 65
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.7754/clin.lab.2018.180625
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.93-99
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Background: We aimed to investigate the frequency of fibronectin binding protein (FBP), which is part of the first step of adhesion, and Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) toxin, which contributes to the destruction of host leukocytes and tissue necrosis, in clinical S. aureus strains.