Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection does not adversely affect clinical outcome of lower extremity amputations.


Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus was first identified in isolation in Europe during the 1960's. Now widespread throughout the world, infection with this organism has emerged as a major problem in surgical practice. However, it remains debatable whether MRSA is more virulent than methicillin-susceptible strains. We have reviewed our most recent 4… (More)


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