Diagnosis and management of Panton-Valentine leukocidin toxin associated Staphylococcus aureus infection: an update.

Abstract

The incidence of invasive Staphylococcus aureus (SA) infection has increased in the past decade and is associated with poor outcomes and high mortality rates. Of all the virulence factors, Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (PVL) has received the greatest attention. PVL producing SA strains are more likely to produce severe skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/21505594.2017.1362532

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