Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative drug users.

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Nasal colonization plays an important role in the pathogenesis of Staphylococcus aureus infections. To identify characteristics associated with colonization, we studied a cross-section of a well-described cohort of HIV-seropositive and -seronegative active and former drug users considered at risk for staphylococcal infections. Sixty percent of the 217… (More)

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@article{Holbrook1997StaphylococcusAN, title={Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative drug users.}, author={Kate Holbrook and Robert S. Klein and Diana M. Hartel and David A Elliott and Todd B Barsky and Leah Rothschild and Franklin David Lowy}, journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes and human retrovirology : official publication of the International Retrovirology Association}, year={1997}, volume={16 4}, pages={301-6} }