The decline of methicillin resistance among Danish Staphylococcus aureus strains.

@article{Rosdahl1991TheDO,
  title={The decline of methicillin resistance among Danish Staphylococcus aureus strains.},
  author={Vibeke Thamdrup Rosdahl and Andreas Knudsen},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={1991},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={83-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the occurrence and decline of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Denmark from 1966 to 1986, and to illustrate why it has been possible to retain a frequency of only 0.2% MRSA since 1984. DESIGN A study of antibiotic susceptibility and phage-type of 522,978 S aureus strains isolated from hospitalized patients in Denmark during the years 1960 to 1988 combined with clinical information on patients with methicillin-resistant strains during the years 1986 through… CONTINUE READING

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