Methicillin-resistant and susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and meningitis in preterm infants.

  title={Methicillin-resistant and susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and meningitis in preterm infants.},
  author={Andi L. Shane and Nellie I. Hansen and Barbara J. Stoll and Edward Bell and Pablo J. S{\'a}nchez and Seetha Shankaran and Abbot R. Laptook and Abhik Das and Michele C. Walsh and Ellen C. Hale and Nancy S. Newman and Stephanie Schrag and Rosemary D. Higgins},
  volume={129 4},
BACKGROUND Data are limited on the impact of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) on morbidity and mortality among very low birth weight (VLBW) infants with S aureus (SA) bacteremia and/or meningitis (B/M). METHODS Neonatal data for VLBW infants (birth weight 401-1500 g) born January 1, 2006, to December 31, 2008, who received care at centers of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network were collected… CONTINUE READING
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