TITLE

Increasing Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection in California Jails

AUTHOR(S)
Pan, Erica S.; Diep, Binh A.; Carleton, Heather A.; Charlebois, Edwin D.; Sensabaugh, George F.; Haller, Barbara L.; Perdreau-Remington, Fran├žoise
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;11/15/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p1384
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the longitudinal study of the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in a jail setting in San Francisco, California. Increase of the prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection the jails; Results of the clinical isolates obtained from inmate patients; Tests on the MRSA for phenotypic resistance to several antibacterial agents.
ACCESSION #
11471021

 

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