Hospital-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infections at Texas Children's Hospital, 2001-2007.

OBJECTIVE To document the introduction of the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) USA300 clone into a children's hospital. Current molecular epidemiology of infections due to the USA300 strain of MRSA in the pediatric healthcare setting remains obscure. DESIGN Retrospective study of patients with hospital-acquired S. aureus infection during… (More)