Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, September 6th, 1999
In Minnesota and North Dakota in the U.S., four cases of MRSA infection have been identified among children who did not have established risk factors. All four children died; a seven-year-old girl, a 16-month-old girl, a 13-year-old girl, and a one-year-old boy.
Traditionally, these infections have been restricted to patients with serious medical problems, recent or current hospitalization, or residence in long-term care facilities.
Additionally, all four children had been treated with cephalosporin and cephalosporin...
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