TITLE

Severe Staphylococcus aureus Infections Caused by Clonally Related Community-Acquired Methicillin-Susceptible and Methicillin-Resistant Isolates

AUTHOR(S)
Mongkolrattanothai, Kanokporn; Boyle, Susan; Kahana, Madelyn D.; Daum, Robert S.
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;10/15/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p1050
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the genetic relatedness of community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus isolates obtained from consecutive pediatric patients presenting with sepsis syndrome and severe pneumonia in the U.S. Decrease of binding affinity for βlactam antibiotics; Factors influencing peptidoglycan synthesis; Deletions of antibiotic resistance genes.
ACCESSION #
11044665

 

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