Proposed definitions of community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA).

  title={Proposed definitions of community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA).},
  author={Beverley Cherie Millar and Anne C Loughrey and J Stuart Elborn and J E Moore},
  journal={The Journal of hospital infection},
  volume={67 2},
A new type of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is emerging as a significant pathogen in otherwise healthy individuals in the community. This MRSA is distinct from healthcare-associated (HA)-MRSA, in terms of epidemiology, microbiology and clinical manifestations. A considerable number of reports are beginning to appear describing the organism and associated infections in the literature. However, within these reports, there is a lack of consensus as to the terminology used to… CONTINUE READING

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