Community-acquired and clindamycin-susceptible methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children.

@article{Frank1999CommunityacquiredAC,
  title={Community-acquired and clindamycin-susceptible methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children.},
  author={Arthur L. Frank and John F Marcinak and P Daisy Mangat and Paul C. Schreckenberger},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={1999},
  volume={18 11},
  pages={993-1000}
}
BACKGROUND Recognition of children with community-acquired (CA) infections caused by clindamycin-susceptible, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) prompted a retrospective study in two Chicago hospitals conducted from 1987 through 1997. METHODS Laboratory records of MRSA isolates, antibiotic susceptibilities and information from patient medical records were reviewed. RESULTS One hundred eleven MRSA isolates from 103 children were studied with 51 isolates CA and 77 susceptible… CONTINUE READING