High Staphylococcus aureus colonization prevalence among patients with skin and soft tissue infections and controls in an urban emergency department.

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Staphylococcus aureus is a commensal species that can also be a formidable pathogen. In the United States, an epidemic of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections has been occurring for the last 15 years. In the context of a study in which we identified patients with skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) and… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/JCM.03221-14

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