TITLE

Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

AUTHOR(S)
Bengualid, Victoria; Berger, Judith
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;8/1/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p466
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
Presents a letter to the editor of the journal 'Clinical Infectious Diseases' on the prevalence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA). Greatest risk factor for contracting CA-MRSA; Determination of the rate of MRSA bacteremia at a private community hospital in the Bronx, New York City.
ACCESSION #
10590293

 

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