Two-Stage Reimplantation for Periprosthetic Knee Infection Involving Resistant Organisms
- Overwhelming septic infection with a multi-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) after total knee replacement. Roth, Andreas; Fuhrmann, Reneè; Lange, Martina; Mollenhauer, J.; Straube, Eberhard; Venbrocks, R. // Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery;Oct2003, Vol. 123 Issue 8, p429
Introduction. The incidence of early deep infection after arthroplasty of the knee is very low but could represent a serious future problem. Material and methods. The authors report on a 71-year-old woman with gonarthritis who was supplied with a total knee endoprosthesis and developed a local...
- Treatment and clinical management of recurrent knee empyema due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) after total knee replacement. Kapella, Maren; Kampf, Günter; Holzheimer-Stock, Cornelia; Kreusch-Brinker, Rüdiger // Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery;Jun2001, Vol. 121 Issue 6, p359
We describe a patient with recurrent knee empyema and associated complications caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) after total knee replacement and the difficulties and limited options in its clinical management.
- New MRSA strain in cows and people. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;6/11/2011, Vol. 168 Issue 23, p603
The article reports on a new strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) which occurs in both people and dairy cows discovered by the researchers at Cambridge veterinary school. It notes that the strain could not be detected with the use of current gold standard molecular tests....
- Infection control in the community - do we have a problem? Wrobel, Bernadine; Maryon, Beth // Journal of Community Nursing;Jun2006, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p16
Provides information on a study which investigated the incidence of methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection in a suburb of London, England. Factors considered in the assessment process; Main routes of infection; Factors contributing to MRSA incidence.
- Characterization of oxacillin-susceptible mecA -positive Staphylococcus aureus : a new type of MRSA. Yasuko Hososaka; Hideaki Hanaki; Harumi Endo; Yumiko Suzuki; Zenzo Nagasawa; Yoshihito Otsuka; Taiji Nakae // Journal of Infection & Chemotherapy (Springer Science & Business;Apr2007, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p79
AbstractÂ Â Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been defined as S. aureus having the mecA gene or showing a minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of oxacillin higher than 4â€‰mg/l. However, some clinical isolates are mecA-positive and oxacillin-susceptible....
- Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Geneva, Switzerland, 1993-2005. Francois, Patrice; Harbarth, Stephan; Huyghe, Antoine; Renzi, Gesuele; Bento, Manuela; Gervaix, Alain; Pittet, Didier; Schrenzel, Jacques // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Feb2008, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p304
Molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains different from those of an endemic healthcare-associated clone was conducted over 13 years in Geneva, Switzerland. We demonstrated strain diversity, including clones rarely found in Europe. Local...
- Bilateral knee replacements for treatment of acute septic arthritis in both knees. Ashraf, Muhammad Omer; Asumu, Theophilus // European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology;Nov2013 Supplement, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p247
A case report of bilateral acute septic arthritis of knees is presented, which was managed with staged total knee replacements for both knees. A literature review on septic arthritis treated with knee arthroplasty is also presented.
- Unseen enemy. James M. Lewis // DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine;Dec2007, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p1
The article reports on the need for veterinarians to take proactive measures in their practice to combat the growing cases of deadly drug-resistant staph infections among humans and animals in the U.S. It states that cross-transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)...
- A Field Guide to Pandemic, Epidemic and Sporadic Clones of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Monecke, Stefan; Coombs, Geoffrey; Shore, Anna C.; Coleman, David C.; Akpaka, Patrick; Borg, Michael; Chow, Henry; Ip, Margaret; Jatzwauk, Lutz; Jonas, Daniel; Kadlec, Kristina; Kearns, Angela; Laurent, Frederic; O'Brien, Frances G.; Pearson, Julie; Ruppelt, Antje; Schwarz, Stefan; Scicluna, Elizabeth; Slickers, Peter; Hui-Leen Tan // PLoS ONE;2011, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p1
In recent years, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) have become a truly global challenge. In addition to the long-known healthcare-associated clones, novel strains have also emerged outside of the hospital settings, in the community as well as in livestock. The emergence and...