Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and athletes.

  title={Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and athletes.},
  author={Natalia Malachowa and Scott D. Kobayashi and Frank R Deleo},
  journal={The Physician and sportsmedicine},
  volume={40 2},
The remarkable ability of Staphylococcus aureus to develop antibiotic resistance in conjunction with the emergence of highly virulent and/or transmissible strains has established the pathogen as a leading cause of human bacterial infections worldwide. Historically, methicillin-resistant S aureus (MRSA) was found almost exclusively in hospitals and/or health care-related facilities. However, in the late 1990s, community-associated MRSA strains emerged in the United States and rapidly became the… CONTINUE READING

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