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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus disease in three communities.
BACKGROUND Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection has emerged in patients who do not have the established risk factors. The national burden and clinical effect of this novelExpand
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Infection with vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus containing the vanA resistance gene.
Vancomycin-resistant S. aureus was cultured from the exit site of a temporary dialysis catheter of a patient with diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, and persistent foot ulcers. The organismExpand
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A clone of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among professional football players.
BACKGROUND Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is an emerging cause of infections outside of health care settings. We investigated an outbreak of abscesses due to MRSA among members ofExpand
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Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the United States, 2002-2006.
BACKGROUND This report compares the clinical characteristics, epidemiologic investigations, infection-control evaluations, and microbiologic findings of all 7 of the cases of vancomycin-resistantExpand
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Severe Community-acquired Pneumonia Due to Staphylococcus aureus, 2003–04 Influenza Season
S. aureus community-acquired pneumonia has been reported from 9 states.
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Staphylococcus aureus community-acquired pneumonia during the 2006 to 2007 influenza season.
STUDY OBJECTIVE Staphylococcus aureus is a cause of community-acquired pneumonia that can follow influenza infection. In response to a number of cases reported to public health authorities in earlyExpand
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Comparison of routine glove use and contact-isolation precautions to prevent transmission of multidrug-resistant bacteria in a long-term care facility.
OBJECTIVES To compare routine glove use by healthcare workers for all residents, without use of contact-isolation precautions, with contact-isolation precautions for the care of residents who hadExpand
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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections among healthy full-term newborns
Objective: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains have emerged in the community, causing disease among healthy people lacking traditional risk factors for MRSA infection. ThisExpand
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Outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections after transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy.
OBJECTIVES After the Georgia Department of Human Resources Division of Public Health was notified about 4 patients who were hospitalized with Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections after outpatientExpand
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A national survey of severe influenza-associated complications among children and adults, 2003-2004.
This report summarizes findings of a national survey conducted among infectious diseases consultants to assess complications associated with influenza during the 2003-2004 influenza season. TheExpand
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