Published in Anti-Infectives Week, January 15th, 2007
Four of these individuals developed an infection, two of which subsequently died.
PVL-producing strains of MRSA have been seen in the UK before - however, the small numbers of cases reported have usually been in the community rather than a hospital setting. This outbreak is the first time transmission and deaths due to this strain are known to have occurred in a healthcare setting in England and Wales.
PVL-producing strains are more...
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