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- International Recognition of Methicillin-Resistant Strains of Staphylococcus aureus. Thompson, Robert L.; Wenzel, Richard P. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Dec82, Vol. 97 Issue 6, p925
Examines the worldwide prevalence of strains of Staphylococcus aureus that are resistant to methicillin. Details on an increase in the prevalence of the organism in Europe; Information on the emergence of methicillin-resistant strains of S. aureus in the U.S.; Discussion on the epidemiology of...
- Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Finland. Salmenlinna, Saara; Lyytik � inen, Outi; Voupio-Varkila, Jaana // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jun2002, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p602
Examines the prevalence of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Finland. Distribution of sporadic strains of MRSA; Categories of community-acquired MRSA; Definition.
- Relationship between Spread of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Antimicrobial Use in a French University Hospital. Muller, Arno A.; Mauny, Fr�d�ric; Bertin, Maud; Cornette, Christian; Lopez-Lozano, Jos�-Maria; Viel, Jean Fran�ois; Talon, Daniel R.; Bertrand, Xavier // Clinical Infectious Diseases;4/15/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p971
Examines whether antibiotic pressure in the units of a teaching hospital affects the acquisition of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Average incidence of acquisition of MRSA during the one-year study period; Correlation of the acquisition of MRSA with the use of all...
- Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the intensive care unit. A.S. Haddadin; S.A. Fappiano; P.A. Lipsett // Postgraduate Medical Journal;Jul2002, Vol. 78 Issue 921, p385
Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a major nosocomial pathogen that causes severe morbidity and mortality worldwide. MRSA strains are endemic in many American and European hospitals and account for 29%-35% of all clinical isolates. Recent studies have documented the increased...
- What You Need to Know About MRSA. // Grand Saline Sun (TX);11/8/2007, Vol. 111 Issue 45, p2
The article provides information regarding the Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
- Staph germs harder than ever to treat, studies say. // Hospital Home Health;Jan2009, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p5
The article focuses on the report of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria which was presented at the joint meeting of the American Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Society of America in October 2008 in...
- Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: An Evolving Clinical Challenge. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;6/1/2008 Supplement, Vol. 46 Issue S5, pS394
A quiz about the continuing medical education (CME) program "Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: An Evolving Challenge," is presented.
- Resistant staph producing boils among men in California. Gebhart, Fred // Drug Topics;3/17/2003, Vol. 147 Issue 6, DRUG TOPICS p21
Reports on the outbreak of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in California. Symptoms of the MRSA; Type of populations susceptible to the MRSA: Primary source of MRSA.
- Erratum to: Design, expression, and characterization of a novel targeted plectasin against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Mao, Ruoyu; Teng, Da; Wang, Xiumin; Xi, Di; Zhang, Yong; Hu, Xiaoyuan; Yang, Yalin; Wang, Jianhua // Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology;May2013, Vol. 97 Issue 9, p4233
A correction to the article "Design, expression, and characterization of a novel targeted plectasin against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus" by Ruoyu Mao and colleagues that was published in the March 2013 issue is presented.