Changing trends in acute osteomyelitis in children: impact of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections.


BACKGROUND Staphylococcus aureus remains the most common etiologic agent of acute osteomyelitis in children. Recently, methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) has emerged as a major pathogen. METHODS Records of all children admitted with acute osteomyelitis from January 1999 to December 2003 were reviewed. For the comparative analysis, the study population… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e31817bb816


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