Community-associated CMRSA-10 (USA-300) is the predominant strain among methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains causing skin and soft tissue infections in patients presenting to the emergency department of a Canadian tertiary care hospital.


Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) is an emerging pathogen first described among individuals with no contact with health care facilities. The purpose of this study was to determine the proportion of CA-MRSA, defined by pulsed field gel electrophoresis (PFGE), in MRSA skin and soft tissue infections presenting to the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2007.09.030


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