Multiple methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains as a cause for a single outbreak of severe disease in hospitalized neonates.

Abstract

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is an important cause of nosocomial infection. Outbreaks of infection caused by these pathogens are generally considered to be traceable to introduction of single strains into a hospital population. A large outbreak of bacteremic disease that recently occurred in our neonatal intensive care unit (11… (More)

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