Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 4th, 2006
"Whether community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) genotypes (e. g., USA300) are a major cause of bloodstream infections (BSIs) and health care-associated infections has been poorly defined.
"Consecutive MRSA isolates recovered from patients with BSIs were prospectively collected at an urban public hospital. Molecular typing studies were performed. Prevalence and risk factors for the MRSA USA300 genotype were assessed," scientists writing in the journal...
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