A comparison of long-term outcomes after meticillin-resistant and meticillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: an observational cohort study.

@article{Yaw2014ACO,
  title={A comparison of long-term outcomes after meticillin-resistant and meticillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: an observational cohort study.},
  author={Lai Kin Yaw and James Owen Robinson and Kwok M Ho},
  journal={The Lancet. Infectious diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={14 10},
  pages={967-75}
}
BACKGROUND Findings from previous studies have suggested that outcomes after meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteraemia are worse than after meticillin-sensitive S. aureus (MSSA) bacteraemia. We assessed whether patients who had MRSA bacteraemia had a higher risk of death and recurrent infections than those who had MSSA bacteraemia. METHODS For this observational cohort study, we assessed data from the microbiology laboratory database at the Royal Perth Hospital (WA… CONTINUE READING
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