Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 2nd, 2006
Study 1: Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 genotype is a major cause of nosocomial-associated bloodstream infections.
"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...
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