Characteristics of invasive Staphylococcus aureus infections in three regions of Korea, 2009-2011: a multi-center cohort study

@inproceedings{Song2013CharacteristicsOI,
  title={Characteristics of invasive Staphylococcus aureus infections in three regions of Korea, 2009-2011: a multi-center cohort study},
  author={Kyoung-Ho Song and Eu Suk Kim and Hye-yun Sin and Kyung Hwa Park and Sook In Jung and Nara Yoon and Dong-Min Kim and Chang Seop Lee and Hee Chang Jang and Yoonseon Park and Kkot Sil Lee and Yee Gyung Kwak and Jae Hoon Lee and Seong Yeon Park and Minkyo Song and Sue Kyung Park and Yeong-Seon Lee and Hong Bin Kim},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2013}
}
BackgroundDespite the importance of invasive Staphylococcus aureus (ISA) infection, its overall burden in non-selected populations has only been defined in a small number of studies in Europe and North America. To define the characteristics of ISA infections in Korea, we conducted a multi-center cohort study to estimate population-based incidence rates.MethodsWe conducted a multicenter prospective cohort study at nine university-affiliated active-surveillance core centers (ASCs) in three… CONTINUE READING
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