Methicillin‐resistant Staphylococcus aureus in community‐acquired pyoderma

@article{Umashankar2004MethicillinresistantSA,
  title={Methicillin‐resistant Staphylococcus aureus in community‐acquired pyoderma},
  author={Nagaraju Umashankar and Gopalkrishna K Bhat and Maria Kuruvila and S. Pai Ganesh and Jayalakshmi and Prthvishree Ravindra},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={43}
}
Background  Methicillin‐resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is an important nosocomial pathogen. It can also cause community‐acquired infections. Indian reports about MRSA in community‐acquired infections are rare. 

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