Increases in Australian cutaneous abscess hospitalisations: 1999–2008

@article{Vaska2011IncreasesIA,
  title={Increases in Australian cutaneous abscess hospitalisations: 1999–2008},
  author={Vikram L. Vaska and Graeme R. Nimmo and M. Jones and Keith Grimwood and David L. Paterson},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology \& Infectious Diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={31},
  pages={93-96}
}
Staphylococcus aureus is the most common cause of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs). Such infections have increased in several countries recently and at a time when community-associated methicillin-resistant S. aureus (CA-MRSA) strains have emerged globally. We examined changes in Australian hospitalisations for the treatment of cutaneous abscesses between 1999 and 2008, a period when increased numbers of CA-MRSA infections were being reported. National hospitalisation data for cutaneous… Expand
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