Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus outbreak in a local high school football team unsuccessful interventions.

@article{Rihn2005CommunityacquiredMS,
  title={Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus outbreak in a local high school football team unsuccessful interventions.},
  author={Jeffrey A. Rihn and Klara P{\'o}sfay-Barbe and Christopher Dechant Harner and Andy Macurak and Adrianne Farley and Kathy Greenawalt and Marian G. Michaels},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={24 9},
  pages={
          841-3
        }
}
A retrospective review of an outbreak of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus soft tissue infections in a high school football team was conducted. Thirteen players had 20 infections. Available community-acquired methicillin-resistant S. aureus isolates showed identical antibiotic susceptibility and field inversion gel electrophoresis analysis band patterns. Nasal cultures and mupirocin were ineffective at predicting and controlling infection, respectively. Infections… CONTINUE READING

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