Diabetic foot infection caused by community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (USA300).

Abstract

Skin and soft tissue lesions in diabetic patients represent a major medical, social, and economic problem. Foot ulcers are the greatest predictor of short-term amputation; 14%–24% of patients with diabetic foot infections (DFIs) eventually require amputation. Staphylococcus aureus is the most common pathogen among Grampositive bacteria isolated from ulcers… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/1753-0407.12324

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