Comparison of mortality associated with methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a meta-analysis.

@article{Cosgrove2003ComparisonOM,
  title={Comparison of mortality associated with methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a meta-analysis.},
  author={S. E. Cosgrove and George Sakoulas and Eli N. Perencevich and Mitchell James Schwaber and Adolf W. Karchmer and Yehuda Carmeli},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2003},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={53-9}
}
A meta-analysis was performed to summarize the impact of methicillin-resistance on mortality in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. A search of the MEDLINE database for studies published during the period of 1 January 1980 through 31 December 2000 and a bibliographic review identified English-language studies of S. aureus bacteremia. Studies were included if… CONTINUE READING