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

  title={Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) pediatric tympanostomy tube otorrhea.},
  author={Jeffrey Cheng and Luv Ram Javia},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  volume={76 12},
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
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS