Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 14th, 2006
According to recent research published in the Southern Medical Journal, "Increasing rates of methicillin resistance among outpatient Staphylococcus aureus infections led us to assess the epidemiology and outcome of a local outbreak.
"A retrospective cohort study of outpatient skin and soft tissue infections due to S. aureus in 2003. From 2002 to mid-2004, the percentage of outpatient S. aureus isolates resistant to methicillin increased from 6 to 45%."
"In multivariate analysis," wrote M.J....
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