Epidemiology of community-onset Staphylococcus aureus infections in pediatric patients: an experience at a Children's Hospital in central Illinois

@inproceedings{Mongkolrattanothai2009EpidemiologyOC,
  title={Epidemiology of community-onset Staphylococcus aureus infections in pediatric patients: an experience at a Children's Hospital in central Illinois},
  author={Kanokporn Mongkolrattanothai and Jean C. Aldag and Peggy E Mankin and Barry Gray},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND The nation-wide concern over methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has prompted many clinicians to use vancomycin when approaching patients with suspected staphylococcal infections. We sought to characterize the epidemiology of community-onset S. aureus infections in hospitalized children to assist local clinicians in providing… CONTINUE READING