Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in community-acquired pyoderma.

@article{Nagaraju2004MethicillinresistantSA,
  title={Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in community-acquired pyoderma.},
  author={Umashankar Nagaraju and Gopalkrishna Bhat and Maria Kuruvila and G Shashidar Pai and Jayalakshmi and Ravindra Pentela Babu},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={412-4}
}
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. AIM To evaluate the rate of MRSA in community-acquired pyoderma and the nasal colonisation with S. aureus in such patients. METHODS Two hundred and fifty patients with community-acquired pyoderma, who attended outreach camps around Mangalore, south India between January 2000… CONTINUE READING
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