- Prophylactic Antibiotics Prior to Bacteremia Decrease Endovascular Graft Infection in Dogs. Kirksey, Lee; Brener, Bruce J.; Hertz, Steven; Parsonnet, Victor // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery;May/Jun2002, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p171
Presents a study that examined the role of prophylactic antibiotics in preventing stent graft infection after the administration of Staphylococcus aureus. Description of an aortic graft infection; Assessment of the occurrence of graft occlusions; Information on a canine model of stent graft...
- Unusual Spread of a Penicillin-Susceptible Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clone in a Geographic Area of Low Incidence. Blanc, D.S.; Petignant, C.; Moreillon, P.; Entenza, J.M.; Eisenring, M.-C.; Kleiber, H.; Wenger, A.; Troillet, N.; Blanc, C.-H.; Francioli, P. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;12/1/1999, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p1512
Describes the unusual spread of a penicillin-susceptible methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) clone in hospitals in Switzerland, where the incidence of MRSA is usually low. Epidemiology of the outbreak; Potential factors for the dissemination of MRSA in patients harboring epidemic...
- USA300 pulsotype emerging as an S. aureus important health care-associated pathogen. Kaplan, Sheldon // Infectious Diseases in Children;Aug2010, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p3
The author reflects on the emergence of Staphylococcus aureus as one the most important nosocomial pathogen in both children and adults.
- The Emergence of Methicillin--Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections in United States Hospitals. Haley, Robert W.; Hightower, Allen W.; Khabbaz, Rima L.; Thornsberry, Clyde; Maptone, William J.; Allen, James R.; Hughes, James M. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Sep82, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p297
Examines the emergence of infections caused by methicillin-resistant strains of staphylococcus aureus in U.S. hospitals, assessed through published reports and data available in the Centers for Disease Control. Analysis of worldwide trends and outbreaks in the U.S. hospitals; Evidence of the...
- Two-Dimensional Echocardiography in Patients with Focal Cerebral Ischemia. Lovett, Julia L.; Sandok, Burton A.; Giuliani, Emilio R.; Nasser, Fred N. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jul81, Vol. 95 Issue 1, p1
Presents a study that assessed the use of two-dimensional (2D) echocardiography in demonstrating a cardiac source for cerebral embolization. Background on the clinical diagnosis of focal cerebral ischemic disease; Demographic data of the patient population of the study; Results of...
- Epidemiology of Nosocomial Infections Caused by Methicillin--Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Thompson, Robert L.; Cabezudo, Ignacio; Wenzel, Richard P. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Sep82, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p309
Presents a study which examined the incidence of hospital-acquired infections caused by methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus in the U.S. Materials and methods used in the study; Factors associated with the acquisition of the disease; Analysis of the nosocomial transmission.
- Multiply Antibiotic--Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Introduction Transmission, and Evolution of Nosocomial Infection. Locksley, Richard M.; Cohen, Mitchell L.; Quinn, Thomas C.; Tompkins, Lucy S.; Coyle, Marie B.; Kirihara, Jean M.; Counts, George W. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Sep82, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p317
Presents a study on the acquisition of multiply antibiotic-resistant staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) by patients at the Harborview Medical Center. Characterization of S. aureus; Materials and methods used in the study; Results.
- Community--Acquired Methicillin--Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections: A New Source for Nosocomial Outbreaks. Saravolatz, Louis D.; Pohlod, Donald J.; Arking, Lucille M. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Sep82, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p325
Presents a study on the epidemiological observations on community-acquired methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus infections seen at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Materials and methods used in the study; Results.
- New criteria for nosocomial S. aureus may identify patients at low risk for infective endocarditis. DeNyse, Ashley // Infectious Disease News;Jul2011, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p30
The article describes how a new set of criteria for nosocomial Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia may be useful in identifying patients at low risk for infective endocarditis.