Phenotypic Characterization and Risk Factors of Nosocomial Staphylococcus aureus from Health Care Centers

@inproceedings{Unakal2013PhenotypicCA,
  title={Phenotypic Characterization and Risk Factors of Nosocomial Staphylococcus aureus from Health Care Centers},
  author={Chandrashekhar G. Unakal and Basappa Kaliwal},
  year={2013}
}
Multidrug resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MDRS) is a serious threat to hospitalized patients globally and now represents a challenge for public health, as community-acquired infections appear to be on the increase in both adults and children. S. aureus colonization has been shown to be a risk factor for community-acquired and nosocomial infections. A total of 130 subjects from the community and 100 subjects from health care-related facilities were evaluated for the prevalence of Staphylococcus… CONTINUE READING