Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from Trinidad & Tobago

@article{Akpaka2006PrevalenceAA,
  title={Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from Trinidad & Tobago},
  author={Patrick Eberechi Akpaka and Shivnarine Kissoon and William Henry Swanston and Michele A Monteil},
  journal={Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials},
  year={2006},
  volume={5},
  pages={16 - 16}
}
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has become increasingly prevalent worldwide since it was first reported in a British hospital. The prevalence however, varies markedly in hospitals in the same country, and from one country to another. We therefore sought to document comprehensively the prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of MRSA isolates in Trinidad and Tobago. All Staphylococcus aureus isolates encountered in routine clinical specimens received at major… CONTINUE READING
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