Severe community-acquired infection caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Saudi Arabian children.

@article{Bukhari2009SevereCI,
  title={Severe community-acquired infection caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Saudi Arabian children.},
  author={Elham Essa Bukhari and Fawzia Eida Al-Otaibi},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={30 12},
  pages={1595-600}
}
Community acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) infection has become a major pathogen causing significant infection in children in Saudi Arabia. It has emerged as a frequent cause of skin and soft tissue infections and can be associated with life-threatening complications such as necrotizing pneumonia and sepsis. Between January 2005 and March 2008, 5 (6%) previously healthy children with invasive CA-MRSA infections were identified from 80 children with community-onset… CONTINUE READING

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Severe community - acquired infection caused by methicillin - resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Saudi Arabian children

EE Bukhari, FE Al-Otaibi
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