Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) pediatric tympanostomy tube otorrhea.

@article{Cheng2012MethicillinresistantSA,
  title={Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) pediatric tympanostomy tube otorrhea.},
  author={Jeffrey Cheng and Luv Ram Javia},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2012},
  volume={76 12},
  pages={1795-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe our experience and clinical outcomes with the management of pediatric tympanostomy tube otorrhea secondary to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). METHODS Retrospective review of pediatric patients (age <18) diagnosed with culture-positive MRSA tympanostomy tube otorrhea. RESULTS MRSA positive ear cultures in the presence of tympanostomy tubes were identified in 41 patients (6.3%). The average age was 2.9 years old. In all cases, culture results… CONTINUE READING
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