Funding for this research was provided by:
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (S1201013)
St. Luke's Life Science Institute (2015-Research #27)
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Received: 15 September 2018
Accepted: 20 December 2018
First Online: 9 January 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was obtained from the Institutional Review Board of Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine (approval number 2012202). Institutional Review Board permitted to waive informed consent because this study was a retrospective study using stocked MRSA strains, did not contain personal information which could identify each patient, and the study information was open to public via our Japanese website (ExternalRef removed).
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