Molecular epidemiology of hospital-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in Southern Chile

Abstract

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a pathogen of public health importance. In Chile, the Cordobes/Chilean clone was the predominant healthcare-associated MRSA (HA-MRSA) clone in 1998. Since then, the molecular epidemiological surveillance of MRSA has not been performed in Southern Chile. We aimed to investigate the molecular epidemiology… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10096-013-1907-8

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