Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a cause of invasive infections in Central Africa: a case report and review of the literature

@article{Huson2014MethicillinresistantSA,
  title={Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a cause of invasive infections in Central Africa: a case report and review of the literature},
  author={Micha{\"e}la A. M. Huson and Rachel Kalkman and Jonathan Remppis and Justin O. Beyeme and Christian Kraef and Frieder Schaumburg and Abraham Alabi and Martin P. Grobusch},
  journal={Infection},
  year={2014},
  volume={42},
  pages={451-457}
}
Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) colonization and infection are increasingly being reported worldwide and are associated with severe illness. The vast majority of MRSA infections are skin and soft tissue infections, while invasive disease remains rare. In Western countries, the epidemiology of MRSA is well documented, but from Central Africa, reports on MRSA are very limited. Case presentation and review of the literature. The clinical features… CONTINUE READING
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