Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus immune evasion and virulence

@article{Graves2009CommunityassociatedMS,
  title={Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus immune evasion and virulence},
  author={Shawna F. Graves and Scott D. Kobayashi and Frank R Deleo},
  journal={Journal of Molecular Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={88},
  pages={109-114}
}
Staphylococcus aureus is a significant cause of human infections globally. Methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) emerged in the early 1960s and is now endemic in most healthcare facilities. Although healthcare-associated MRSA infections remain a major problem in most industrialized countries, those caused by community-associated MRSA (CA-MRSA) are now the most abundant cause of bacterial infections in the community in some parts of the world, such as the United States. The basis for the… CONTINUE READING