MRSA as a cause of lung infection including airway infection, community-acquired pneumonia and hospital-acquired pneumonia.

@article{Defres2009MRSAAA,
  title={MRSA as a cause of lung infection including airway infection, community-acquired pneumonia and hospital-acquired pneumonia.},
  author={S Defres and Charis Ann Marwick and Dilip Nathwani},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={1470-6}
}
Staphylococcus aureus has been recognised as a cause of community-acquired pneumonia, albeit uncommon, and an important cause of healthcare-associated (HA) pneumonia, including ventilator-associated pneumonia. Resistance of S. aureus to methicillin developed shortly after its introduction into clinical practice. Since then, methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) has predominantly been a feature of hospital-acquired, or latterly HA, infections as the boundaries became more blurred between the… CONTINUE READING

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