Current treatment options for community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection.

@article{Moellering2008CurrentTO,
  title={Current treatment options for community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection.},
  author={Robert C. Moellering},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2008},
  volume={46 7},
  pages={1032-7}
}
During the past decade, there has been a marked increase in the prevalence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in the United States and elsewhere. The most common such infections are those involving the skin and skin structures. Although a number of these lesions (including small furuncles and abscesses) respond well to surgical incision and drainage, oral antimicrobial agents are commonly used to treat these infections in outpatients. Unfortunately, with… CONTINUE READING

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