One-year surveillance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization and skin and soft tissue infections in collegiate athletes.

@article{Creech2010OneyearSO,
  title={One-year surveillance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization and skin and soft tissue infections in collegiate athletes.},
  author={Clarence Buddy Creech and Elizabeth J. Saye and Brian D McKenna and Bryce G. Johnson and N. Jim{\'e}nez and Thomas R. Talbot and Thomas Bossung and Andrew C. Gregory and K. Michelle Edwards},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={164 7},
  pages={615-20}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency and clinical importance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) colonization in student athletes. DESIGN Prospective observational cohort study. SETTING A major university in the southeastern United States. PARTICIPANTS Student athletes participating in the men's football and women's lacrosse programs (N = 126). Main Exposure Monthly assessment of S aureus nasal colonization. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Trends in S aureus colonization over… CONTINUE READING

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