Community-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Colombia

  title={Community-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Colombia},
  author={Carlos Alberto Alvarez and Oscar J. Barrientes and Aura Luc{\'i}a Leal and German A. Contreras and L. Barrero and Sandra L Rincon and Lorena D{\'i}az and Natasha Vanegas and C{\'e}sar A. Arias},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus between domestic pets and humans in veterinary clinics and in the household. To the Editor: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is an established nosocomial pathogen worldwide but more recently has emerged as a highly virulent organism in the community, particularly in the United States (1–3). In Latin America, community-associated MRSA (CA-MRSA) has only been described in the southern area of the continent (Uruguay and… CONTINUE READING
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