Staphylococcus aureus Meningitis in Adults: A Clinical Comparison of Infections Caused by Methicillin-Resistant and Methicillin-Sensitive Strains

@article{Chang2001StaphylococcusAM,
  title={Staphylococcus aureus Meningitis in Adults: A Clinical Comparison of Infections Caused by Methicillin-Resistant and Methicillin-Sensitive Strains},
  author={Wen-Neng Chang and C. H. Lu and J. J. Wu and Hyoung Woo Chang and Y. C. Tsai and F. T. Chen and Chu Chun Chien},
  journal={Infection},
  year={2001},
  volume={29},
  pages={245-250}
}
Background: This study was undertaken to compare the clinical characteristics of adult methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) meningitis and adult methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) meningitis. Patients and Methods: The clinical characteristics and therapeutic outcomes of 19 adult patients with S. aureus meningitis, including eight with MSSA infections and 11 with MRSA infections, were analyzed. A comparison was made between the clinical data of the patients with MSSA infections… CONTINUE READING

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