Epidemiology and antibiotic susceptibility of bacteria causing skin and soft tissue infections in the USA and Europe: a guide to appropriate antimicrobial therapy.

@article{Jones2003EpidemiologyAA,
  title={Epidemiology and antibiotic susceptibility of bacteria causing skin and soft tissue infections in the USA and Europe: a guide to appropriate antimicrobial therapy.},
  author={Mark Edmondson Jones and James A Karlowsky and Deborah C. Draghi and Clyde Thornsberry and Daniel F. Sahm and Dilip Nathwani},
  journal={International journal of antimicrobial agents},
  year={2003},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={406-19}
}
Susceptibility data for all organisms associated with a range of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI) in hospitalised patients were studied. Data were reported by clinical laboratories in the USA, France, Germany, Italy and Spain during 2001 which participate in The Surveillance Network (TSN). Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus spp. and coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS), Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa were the most prevalent pathogens in all countries. MRSA was detected in… CONTINUE READING

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