MRSA virulence and spread.

  title={MRSA virulence and spread.},
  author={Michael Otto},
  journal={Cellular microbiology},
  volume={14 10},
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is one of the most frequent causes of hospital- and community-associated infections. Resistance to the entire class of β-lactam antibiotics, such as methicillin and penicillin, makes MRSA infections difficult to treat. Hospital-associated MRSA strains are often multi-drug-resistant, leaving only lower efficiency drugs such as vancomycin as treatments options. Like many other S. aureus strains, MRSA strains produce a series of virulence factors… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 84 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…